On March 28, 2020, at approximately 11:09 p.m., State Police responded to a residence on Mineville Road in the town of Moriah for a report of a domestic dispute.
An investigation revealed that 50-year-old Joseph B. Sherman of Mineville struck a female victim multiple times in the face and choked her. The victim sustained bruising. Sherman was arrested and charged with Assault 3rd degree, and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Moriah Town Court.