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Hoogstra

Jake Ekdahl

A Necedah man faces criminal charges after police say he acted abusively toward a woman.

Guy Hoogstra, 34, is charged with false imprisonment, strangulation and suffocation, misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct. He faces up to six years imprisonment for each of the first two charges.

According to the criminal complaint:

A Juneau County deputy was dispatched to a residence Necedah March 10 at approximately 11:30 a.m. after receiving a report of a domestic disturbance. Upon arriving at the residence, the deputy met with a 34 year old female who was “upset and crying.”

The female stated she was “kicked out” of the residence by Hoogstra after an argument. When she returned to the residence to retrieve her wallet, she said Hoogstra “pushed” her and “grabbed her with one hand by her neck,” then dragged her across the floor and threw her out the door into the garage. She stated Hoogstra had also “choked her and threw her to the ground in the family room,” and had trouble breathing after.

Hoogstra stated he dragged the female across the floor because she struck the garage door with her vehicle. He later stated he “did nothing wrong.”

The female had her injuries photographed at the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office. She received a phone call from Hoogstra and put the call on speaker. A deputy reported hearing Hoogstra “yelling and swearing at her.” He did not deny grabbing her and dragging her.

Hoogstra is not currently in the Juneau County Jail. His initial appearance in court is scheduled for April 11 at the Juneau County Justice Center.

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