TRAVERSE CITY -- A Grawn man faces multiple charges after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend and tried to keep her from calling for help.
Wesley James Harrand, 29, was charged with one count of interfering with electronic communications, a two-year felony, and misdemeanor domestic assault in the April 11 incident, court records show.
Grand Traverse County sheriff's deputies responded after Harrand allegedly assaulted the woman, who then tried to dial 911 from telephones in the kitchen and a bedroom, records show. He allegedly took both phones from her and then choked her against a wall until she collapsed. She later made it across the street to call for help, records show.
Harrand was released from the Grand Traverse County Jail on bond. A preliminary exam is scheduled for April 29.