Charges Against Man Accused in Violent Domestic Dispute Withdrawn
Court documents indicate the following charges, which were filed against 29-year-old Zachary Johnathan Unger, of New Bethlehem, on Sunday, March 3, have been withdrawn:
- Strangulation – Applying Pressure to Throat or Neck, Felony 2
- Aggravated Assault, Felony 2
- Terroristic Threats With Intent To Terrorize Another, Misdemeanor 1
- Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 2
- Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Misdemeanor 2
- Harassment – Subject Other to Physical Contact, Misdemeanor 3
- Criminal Mischief – Damage Property, Misdemeanor 3
The charges stemmed an alleged domestic incident that occurred around 9:57 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at a residence along Shrub Road in Porter Township, Clarion County.
Unger was arraigned at 2:00 a.m. on Monday, March 4, in front of Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey C. Miller’s office and was lodged in the Clarion County Jail in lieu of $25,000.00 cash bail.
He was released on Tuesday, March 5, on a $25,000.00 cash security posted by a private surety.
It’s unclear as to the reason for the charges being withdrawn.
Calls to the Clarion County District Attorney’s Office were not immediately returned.
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