The charges against Glenn Bryant
Bryant, 22, was arrested after the 19-year-old woman reported the assault at 2 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of Railroad Street in the Peninsular Place apartments, Ypsilanti Police Detective Sgt. Tom Eberts said Thursday. Bryant was arraigned on a felony charge of assault by strangulation and a misdemeanor charge of aggravated domestic violence, Eberts said.
The 19-year-old woman called police and met investigators at the Peninsular Place manager’s office Monday afternoon after the alleged assault. Eberts said the woman told police the argument was about “nothing in particular” and the couple, who had been dating for one year, argues frequently.
“During the argument, the victim claims the suspect choked her,” Eberts said.
Bryant has bonded out of the Washtenaw County Jail, records show. There was no information in court records about what bond he received…
Eberts said police met with the victim and got her statement before she was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
After the woman was taken to the hospital, officers met with Bryant and arrested him, Eberts said.
Bryant will return to court at 8:30 a.m. May 7 for a preliminary examination, court records show.
The charge of aggravated domestic violence requires that the victim have received serious or aggravated injuries requiring medical attention. A first conviction is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and/or a $1,000 fine. There’s also a lesser charge of domestic violence for cases where the injury requirement is not met; the maximum penalty is 93 days in jail and/or a $500 fine.
Assault by strangulation means “intentionally impeding normal breathing or circulation of the blood by applying pressure on the throat or neck or by blocking the nose or mouth of another person”, and is a felony charge punishable by up to 10 years in jail and/or a $5,000 fine.