Charles City, Iowa – 35 year old Cory Poyner of Charles City has been charged with felony domestic assault as a habitual offender after allegedly choking his girlfriend at their residence on March 4th.
Officers with the Charles City Police Department charged Poyner with domestic abuse assault by strangulation, a Class D felony.
The criminal complaint says that Poyner placed his hands around his girlfriend’s neck and caused her to black out. The woman was taken to the ER due to her injuries.
Poyner is being charged as an habitual offender due to two previous felony convictions.
His arraignment has been set for April 19th in Floyd County District Court.