Justin Michael Ferguson, 18, of Sallisaw was charged July 30 in Sequoyah County District Court with a felony count of domestic assault and battery by strangulation. Sallisaw police were called to a home on July 22 where two people were allegedly fighting. The report alleges Ferguson was found in a bedroom attacking his girlfriend. When the officer attempted to pull the female subject away, the male, identified as Ferguson, fell to the floor. He was then arrested and transported to the city jail without incident. The officer noted this was the second domestic abuse case filed against Ferguson. Ferguson pleaded not guilty to both charges, the most recent on July 30. The case is on Judge Larry Langley's August 20 felony disposition docket.
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