NUNDA — A Nunda man is sitting behind bars after he attacked a female at her residents in front of her children. 


On June 8 Curtis Yeoman, 32, was arrested after a domestic dispute took place between him and the female victim. 


"Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the Town of Nunda for a domestic incident between a male and a female. Upon arrival, they found that the male suspect, 32 year old Curtis C. Yeoman, had left the residence. Deputies learned however, that prior to leaving, Yeoman and a female victim got into a verbal argument and that the argument allegedly turned physical, " Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty said."It is further alleged that Yeoman grabbed the female victim by the throat and threw her onto a bed. It is also alleged that this occurred in front of two children that were home at the time.Through the investigation Deputies also confirmed that there was a current court issued order of protection in place between Yeoman and the female victim."


Deputies continued the investigation and were able to locate Yeoman in the Town of Fillmore and took him into custody.


Yeoman was charged with felony first-degree criminal contempt, criminal obstruction of breathing, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, second-degree harassment, as well as aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, as his driving privileges were suspended and he left the scene driving a motor vehicle.


Yeoman was turned over to Central Booking Deputies at the Livingston County Jail for processing and held on pre-arraignment detention. The District Attorney's Office recommended bail be set at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bail.


Yeoman was later arraigned in the Town of Avon Court before Justice Torregiano. The Judge did remand Yeoman to the custody of the Sheriff on $10,000 cash or $20,000 secured bond.


Handling the investigation for the Sheriff's Office was Deputy Caleb Cutting, Deputy Jerry Pilkenton, and Deputy Mike Didas.