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A Wahoo man was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault on Sunday following a disturbance at a residence on west 8th Street. 

Derek L. Whelan, 40, allegedly forcibly entered the residence of an acquaintance and assaulted her, the Fremont Police Department claims. Officials noted signs of damage to the door of the residence consistent with forcible entry.

Law enforcement alleges that Whelan, after entering the residence, put the victim into a headlock, which obstructed her breathing.

Whelan was arrested on suspicion of strangulation, third degree domestic assault, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.


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