Singer Howie Day arrested after & choking woman and then throwing her on the floor of a hotel room in Manhattan & # 39; – one year after he was arrested for assault
- Howie Day, 38, arrested in a NYC hotel after allegedly attacking a woman
- It is claimed that he grabbed her, threw her around and then choked her
- He was arrested Friday at 5.40 p.m. and had a pre-trial Saturday
- Day was confronted with several charges, including third-degree attacks and harassment
- He was released on bail of $ 500. The woman is said to have filed a protection order
Day 38 was arrested for charges including third-degree mistreatment, criminal possession of a regulated substance, intimidation, and obstruction of another person's breathing in a hotel in the financial district of Manhattan. He had a hearing on Saturday
Howie Day was arrested after allegedly smothering a woman and then throwing her on the floor in a hotel room in New York – more than a year after a previous arrest for mistreatment.
The police took the 38-year-old musician into custody from Aloft Manhattan Downtown Hotel in the financial district around 5.40 pm on Friday, TMZ reported.
The woman, whose relationship with Day is unclear but who is reported to be his girlfriend, told the police that he was grabbing her, threw her to the ground, and then wrapped his throat and squeezed her hands.
It is believed that she sought medical help after the incident and injured her face, neck and hands.
At the time of his arrest, Day – from Seattle – reportedly had eight Xanax pills in his pocket.
He reportedly told officers that in & # 39; withdrawal & # 39; was and thought he would faint & # 39 ;, said TMZ. He had said before that he used them before he went on stage.
Police were called to the Aloft Manhattan Downtown Hotel (upstairs) in the financial district on Friday at 5.40 p.m. after a woman claimed she was attacked by singer Howie Day
Day was arrested in April 2018 for a fourth-degree attack (left). For the most recent alleged crime, he was taken into custody and prosecuted on Saturday
During his hearing on Saturday, his lawyer told Judge Stephen Antignani that Day was eager to answer the allegations while traveling for work.
He is confronted with indictments, including third-degree mistreatment, criminal possession of a regulated substance, intimidation and obstructing the breathing of another.
Day originally from Brewer, Maine, was released with a $ 500 bond.
This is just over a year after Day was arrested by the Dane County Sheriff & # 39; s Department in Wisconsin in April 2018 for a fourth-degree attack.
He would have pushed his then girlfriend Carrie Peneck and it was claimed that he was caught slamming a car door and throwing music stuff on surveillance footage, TMZ reported.
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