Newport News man arrested for domestic assault

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police say a man has been arrested and charged in connection with a domestic assault.

On Oct. 3 around 10:04 p.m., officers responded to a call about a domestic assault at the Days Inn Motel located at 14747 Warwick Blvd. 

Police found 35-year-old Ricky Antonio Lane unsteady and smelling like alcohol. 

Lane refused to identify himself and was held by officers. 

Newport News police located a 31-year-old woman, identified as the victim, who confirmed she and Lane had gotten into an argument when Lane punched and choked her. 

Lane is charged with strangulation, assault on law enforcement, simple assault and drunk in public.

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