Probation given in assault case
September 26, 2019
A Green River man accused of strangling and throwing his pregnant girlfriend through a closet door was placed on supervised probation.
Michael Junior Martinez, 41, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at a sentencing hearing to aggravated assault and battery and strangulation of a household member.
In exchange for Martinez’ guilty plea to a felony aggravated assault and battery charge, the felony strangulation of a household member charge was dismissed. He was given an 8-10 year prison sentence with credit given for 228 days served, this sentence was suspended and he...