Archbald Man Charged With Attacking Girlfriend
ARCHBALD — Police arrested a borough man Monday for tightly squeezing his girlfriend’s neck, then smashing the windshield on her friend’s car when the friend intervened.
Police charged Joseph Conserette III, 27, of 101 Sandlot Drive., with simple assault, harassment and criminal mischief. Conserette’s girlfriend, Alexis Hazleton, told police she kicked his injured knee to escape. When her friend, Larissa Lamotta, arrived and questioned the assault, Conserette “went crazy,” smashed the windshield on her car and began fighting with her, according to an arrest affidavit. Police broke up the fight.
Police said Hazleton suffered bruises on her neck and abrasions and scratches on her neck and face. The incident happened about 6:50 p.m.
Conserette posted a $5,000 bail bond and was released from the Lackawanna County Prison.
— BORYS KRAWCZENIUK