Domestic incident turns violent

SAUGERTIES – A 25-year-old Village of Saugerties man has been charged with strangulation and endangering the welfare of a child stemming from a domestic incident.

Saugerties Police said it is alleged that during the October 14 evening incident, Benjamin Santiago, 25, had strangled the victim at the residence while in front of a child.

Santiago was arraigned and remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $7,500 cash bail or $30,000 unsecured bond.

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