Cantonment Man Charged With Domestic Battery By Strangulation

March 22, 2020

A  Cantonment man is facing charges after allegedly attacking a young man during a domestic disturbance.

Kristopher Karl Jernigan, 43, was charged with felony domestic battery by strangulation and violation of a domestic violence injunction after the incident earlier this month.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to a family disturbance on Handy Road.

Jernigan allegedly put his hands around the throat of the  18-year old male relative after pushing him against a wall. Deputies reported the victim had a red mark around this throat but was otherwise uninjured.

Jernigan remained in the  Escambia County Jail Sunday morning with bond set at $34,500.


One Response to “Cantonment Man Charged With Domestic Battery By Strangulation”

  1. Tony on March 22nd, 2020 8:58 am

    Well you don’t know how you look till you had your picture took!! 18 yrs old these days is almost an adult right. Winner

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