JAY — A local man has been arrested on charges he choked, punched and threatened to kill his girlfriend with a bat and knife Saturday on Intervale Road, according to Police Chief Richard Caton IV.

Jeremiah Francis Franklin County Detention Center

Jeremiah I. Francis, 33, was arrested on felony charges of aggravated assault and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.

He was taken to the Franklin County Detention Center in Farmington and released late Monday afternoon on $1,000 cash bail, a corrections officer said.

Officer Dylan Rider responded to the report of a domestic disturbance at about 1 p.m., assisted by Livermore Falls police.

A conviction for assault is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $20,000. A conviction for criminal threatening is punishable by up to five years in prison and up to a $5,000 fine.



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