KITTERY, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Kittery police have charged a man with several crimes after responding to a domestic violence assault report Friday night.
The Kittery Police Department says Byron Buzzell, 40-years-old of Eliot, has been charged with Aggravated Assault (Class B Felony), Domestic Violence Criminal Threatening, Obstructing Report of a Crime, and Domestic Violence Assault (Class D Misdemeanors) after Friday's incident.
Officials said when they arrived at the Wyman Street home, they found a 55-year-old woman who had allegedly been assaulted and strangled to the point of unconsciousness. Police said Buzzell was named as a suspect in the assault. Buzzell was not located after an initial canine search of the area.
Kittery police did find Buzzell at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Goodwin Road in Eliot.