YACHATS ARREST: Man charged with assault, strangulation of 19-year-old girl
YACHATS, Ore. — A suspect was arrested on Friday in Yachats, Oregon after reportedly physically assaulting and strangling a 19-year-old female victim.
The suspect, Matthew Poreda, 31, fled the scene of the crime prior to the arrival of the responding law enforcement units, causing deputies to request a K9 officer to track the suspect.
Upon contact, Poreda fled a short distance, jumping into a patch of blackberry bushes where he was cornered by K9 Bonni. Poreda was subsequently taken into custody without incident.
Preda was booking into the Lincoln County Jail on the following charges:
Assault IV (Domestic Violence)