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By: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter
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Billings man Daniel Thomas Debuff was arrested and charged with Strangulation his first offense, PFMA, and unlawful destruction or tampering with a communication device.
Billings police responded on April 23, 2019, to a report of an assault. K.T. reported that her boyfriend, Daniel Thomas Debuff had assaulted her.
According to the victim she stated that both of them were in a vehicle then suddenly Daniel Debuff grabbed her by the throat and started to strangle her cutting off her ability to breath. Debuff's girlfriend stated that he did this several times in a row trying to strangulate her. At one point Daniel Debuff shoved her head into the side of the vehicle causing significant pain.
Daniel then is accused of taking her cell phone so that she could not call authorities for medical help or the police. Debuff then damaged the phone making non-operatable.
According to the police report, Debuff denies strangulating his girlfriend. Debuff was arrested and detained without further incident.
This article was published by: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter License# USPA-ID-US/VI-01/29995