Adair County man arrested on strangulation charge

On Saturday, December 12, 2020, the Adair County Sheriff’s Office responded to an altercation in the Oak Grove community, 7 miles east of Columbia.

Upon arrival, Deputy Joey Keith learned that a domestic violence incident had taken place in the residence between a male and a female in the residence.

During the altercation, the female was allegedly struck and strangled. Deputy Keith found probable cause to believe the assaults did take place, and as a result, the male was arrested.

Troy Berry, 27, of Columbia, was lodged in the Adair Regional Jail, on charges of:
Assault 4th degree domestic violence
Strangulation 1st degree, a class D felony

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