2nd Offense CDV Last Night

  Laurens City Police were dispatched to Lee Street at 9:08 last night on a report of an assault in progress. Officers arrived to find a woman very upset and crying. Master Patrolman Paterson had the man step outside with another officer while he talked with the woman, with the conversation translated by their son. She indicated that the subject had become intoxicated and had thrown beer around in the residence. He allegedly choked her and grabbed her by the arm. 31-year-old Tomas Francisco Pascual of 137 Lee Street was arrested and charged with 2nd Offense Criminal Domestic Violence, after officers discovered record of a prior conviction. Pasqual was transported to the Johnson Detention Center, where he remained overnight.