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Wake County man accused of choking juvenile

Posted June 17, 2010

— A Wake County man has been charged with assault by strangulation.

Ricky O'Neal Stokes, 36, of 2701 Spamoca Drive in Wendell, is accused of choking a juvenile around the neck with his hand, according to an arrest warrant. The juvenile also suffered hemorrhaging in the right eye during the May 7 incident.

Stokes was arrested on Wednesday and released on bond.


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  • blackdog Jun 17, 2010

    At least the juvinile had the nerve to file charges and not remain anonymous.

  • stonewall2 Jun 17, 2010

    Tsquaring you beat me to it. Maybe we could have the good congressman hang out on the border and challenge those trying to cross asking the question, "Who are you". It might be more effective than asking to see papers.

  • tsquaring Jun 17, 2010

    Well, if he were a congressman, nothing would happen.

  • wildcat Jun 17, 2010

    He should also have to pay the medical expenses of this person.

  • wildcat Jun 17, 2010

    This young man needs to take an anger management class. Then he should have to do 180 hours of community work.