...HE PUSHED HER TO THE GROUND."HE PUNCHED HER IN THE FACE, PUT HIS ARMS AROUND HER NECK, AND SQUEEZED UNTIL SHE STRUGGLED TO BREATHE. HE TOLD HER HE WAS GOING TO KILL HIMSELF. SHE FEARED FOR HER LIFE...
FEARING FOR LIFE,
AND NOW LIVING
MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY ACCUSED OF “EXTREME” DOMESTIC ASSAULT - Larry Wenzel was suicidal and on an alcoholic binge when he choked his wife...
February 10, 2023
[EXCERPTS] Larry Wenzel, 52, a deputy at the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, was arrested Jan. 31 for allegedly punching and then choking his wife. He was indicted on charges of felony assault earlier this week, and is currently in Clackamas County Jail. He lives in Gladstone, according to court records... Wenzel had been on an “alcoholic binge” for two days when his wife finally had enough of the insults and intimidation, prosecutors said. She told him she was going to stay in a hotel. At that point, she told police, "Wenzel’s face went white and HE PUSHED HER TO THE GROUND."HE PUNCHED HER IN THE FACE, prosecutors say, PUT HIS ARMS AROUND HER NECK, AND SQUEEZED UNTIL SHE STRUGGLED TO BREATHE. HE TOLD HER HE WAS GOING TO KILL HIMSELF. SHE FEARED FOR HER LIFE... WENZEL HAS HAD A HISTORY OF PROBLEMS WITH ALCOHOL. He pleaded guilty to a DUII in 2020...
MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY RESIGNS AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO DOMESTIC ASSAULT - Larry Wenzel was suicidal and on a drinking binge WHEN HE STRANGLED HIS WIFE.
March 02, 2023
[EXCERPTS] Larry Wenzel, 52, has resigned from the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office after pleading guilty to strangling and assaulting his wife. He we sentenced to 20 DAYS IN JAIL and two years of probation. He is prohibited from owning a firearm and resigned his position as a Multnomah County sheriff’s deputy while in jail... "The UNDERLYING ALLEGATIONS ARE VERY CONCERNING IN THE EXTREME," Clackamas County prosecutor Daniel Paul told a judge at a court hearing Feb 1.
EX-DEPUTY IN MULTNOMAH COUNTY GETS 35 DAYS IN JAIL FOR ASSAULT, STRANGULATION
Mar. 09, 2023
[EXCERPTS] A Multnomah County Sheriff''s deputy who resigned last month after he was arrested on allegations of domestic violence has been SENTENCED TO 35 DAYS IN JAIL AS PART OF A PLEA DEAL... Clackamas County prosecutors charged the 53-year-old with strangulation, fourth-degree assault, coercion, menacing and harassment. "HE PUSHED HER TO THE GROUND, HIT HER IN THE FACE MULTIPLE TIMES, AND THEN GOT ON TOP OF HER AND PUT HIS HANDS ON HER NECK, SQUEEZING"... HE RESIGNED IN LIEU OF FIRING Feb. 16, ENTERED GUILTY PLEAS TO THE FIRST TWO CHARGES AND SAW THE REMAINING THREE DISMISSED AS PART OF A PLEA DEAL... "I just want to take responsibility for my actions," Wenzel said prior to sentencing. "I want to put this behind me, help (the victim) put this behind her so she can do whatever she wants to do"... Wenzel will remain on supervision for two years while undergoing drug and domestic violence treatment, with no contact with the victim without prior approval from his parole officer, the judge ordered. He had previously gone through a diversion program for DUII in 2020...
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