A report of domestic violence over the weekend sent a Paragould man to jail.

Greene County sheriff’s deputies arrested Johnny A. Gramling, 62, on a charge of one count of aggravated assault on a family or household member, a Class D felony.

According to a probable cause affidavit sworn by Detective Lt. Ashley Worcester of the Sheriff’s department’s Criminal Investigation Division, the arrest took place Oct. 9 after deputies were dispatched to a domestic violence call on Greene 604 Road.

Upon arriving at the incident scene the officers learned that Johnny Gramling had been in a verbal altercation with his wife. Things reportedly got heated, and according to the victim, he put his hands around her neck. The victim said that he squeezed her neck, and she was not able to breathe. Gramling reportedly acknowledged that he put his hands around her neck, but said that he did not squeeze them.

However, due to the marks on the victim’s neck, deputies arrested Gramling for the aforementioned charge and transported him to the Greene County Detention Center. He remains there on a $10,000 cash-only bond.

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