A Spokane Valley man was arrested Wednesday on three felony domestic violence charges after allegedly grabbing a woman by the throat, throwing her to the floor, punching her in the face and breaking a no-contact order. The same man was arrested for assaulting the same woman in May.
Spokane Valley police responded Wednesday morning to a report of a domestic violence assault and found the victim had a no-contact order against her alleged assailant, 23-year-old Chase M. Weiler.
Weiler allegedly cornered the victim in a bathroom, grabbed her by the throat and threw her against the wall on Tuesday evening, according to court documents.
The victim told police her eyes went blurry and that she almost passed out. Weiler released his grip and the victim fell to the floor, coughing and dry heaving, according to court documents. When the victim tried to leave, Weiler allegedly pushed her back into the room and punched her in the face, court documents state.
When police interviewed the victim the next morning, they reportedly saw bruising around her neck and on her face.
A child was present but unharmed during the alleged assault.
Weiler was arrested on Wednesday and charged with assault in the second degree, violation of a no-contact order and unlawful imprisonment.
Weiler was arrested and charged with assaulting the same victim on May 29.
At that time, the victim told police Weiler pointed a pistol at her head and grabbed her by the throat, according to a Spokane Valley Police Department statement.
Investigators later determined the gun was a BB gun, according to the statement.
Weiler was charged with two counts of assault in the second degree, harassment and assault in the fourth degree.
He was released on $10,000 bond after his first court appearance on May 29.
As of Friday afternoon, Weiler was being held in the Spokane County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
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