On Friday, August 18th, 2017, at 7:59 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received numerous 911 calls reference to a domestic assault situation occuring in the 4600 block of 430th Avenue. A female caller advised that her ex-boyfriend had just strangled her and was threatening to kill her. Following an investigation into the complaint, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ryan Tinsley (43), of Mallard. Tinsley was charged with domestic assault- causing bodily injury by strangulation, which is a Class D Felony. Tinsley was transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail and booked in to await his initial appearance before a magistrate.
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