Ripley Man Charged For Allegedly Slamming Girlfriend’s Face Against Floor

RIPLEY-Bruce O. Boozel, 41, of Ripley, was charged Monday with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and second-degree harassment.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., deputies took a domestic dispute call involving Boozel and his girlfriend at 135 W. Main St.

Boozel allegedly got into a physical altercation where he struck his girlfriend in the face and hit her head against the floor several times. He also allegedly put his hands around her throat during the incident. Boozel was apprehended at his residence without incident. He was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $500 bail.