WATERTOWN, NY — Miguel Antonio Ross Harvey II, 19, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the 600 block of Burchard Street with second-degree strangulation, a felony, fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, third-degree assault, and two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief.
Mr. Harvey is accused of forcing metal handcuffs on the arms of Giavanna F. Walker, 18, and dragged her around her apartment by the handcuffs at about 3:00 a.m. July 14 at 287 E. Main St., upper apartment, police allege.
He also allegedly grabbed Ms. Walker by the throat and applied pressure causing her to lose consciousness, struck her with a belt, headbutted her, punched and slapped her numerous times, and took a cell phone away from her when she attempted to call 911 for assistance during the same incident in the apartment, according to court documents.
He is additionally accused of punching holes in walls, kicking a kitchen cabinet causing the wood to crack and kicking a bathroom door causing the casing to crack, police said.
Mr. Harvey is also accused of taking a purse from the hands of Ms. Walker and removed her cell phone at about 7:00 a.m. July 14 at Samaritan Medical Center, 830 Washington St., police said.
He was arraigned Thursday morning before City Judge Anthony M. Neddo and sent to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building with bail set at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.
Miguel A.R. Harvey II, 19, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the 600 block of Burchard Street with fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree criminal impersonation and resisting arrest.
He is accused of damaging a wall belonging to Giavanna F. Walker, 18, during a domestic incident at about 10:48 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 287 E. Main St., police said.
He also allegedly ran from officers after being told he was under arrest, refused to provide his hands for handcuffing and failed to comply with verbal commands to stop resisting, according to court documents.
Mr. Harvey allegedly provided the name of “David Harvey” to avoid being arrested on six warrants, police said.