Monday, February 6, 2006


Man convicted of attacking girlfriend with potato sack

`A Catawba Island Township man has been convicted of attacking his girlfriend with a sack of potatoes.

Jeffrey B. Goehring, 27, has pleaded guilty in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court to aggravated assault and aggravated menacing. Charges of kidnapping and abduction were dismissed as part of a plea agreement.

Authorities accused Goehring of detaining the 22-year-old woman at his home during an argument Nov. 1. He choked her with a belt, and hit her with the sack of potatoes.’

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