Article from AZ Central
“A Mesa man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault Wednesday after he attacked his pregnant girlfriend, police said.
Giovani Valenzuela-Melgoza, 26, got angry when his girlfriend told him to take his things and leave their home in the 2800 block of South Extension Road, a court document shows.
The girlfriend locked herself in the bedroom, after which Valenzuela-Melgoza kicked the door down and began choking her, police said. The girlfriend’s brother, who lived with the couple, broke up the fight, the document adds.
Valenzuela-Melgoza had been arrested in the past for disorderly conduct and fighting, police said.”
Domestic violence refers to any crime that occurs between, or involves, people in a relationship such as husband and wife, boyfriend and girlfriend, brother and sister, parent and child or anything similar.
These crimes include:
- Aggravated assault
- Telephone harassment
- Spousal abuse
- Criminal Damage
- Theft or burglary
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