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MAYVILLE – A 41-year-old Ripley man was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail Monday afternoon after his arrest on criminal obstruction of breathing and harassment charged by sheriff’s deputies for allegedly choking his girlfriend and pounding her head to the floor several times as they argued in his West Main Street home about 12:30 p.m.

Bruce O. Boozel was arrested at his home by Investigator Doug Walter, Deputy Kevin Link and Sgt. David Mistretta on the woman’s complaint and remanded after his Westfield Town Court arraignment.