On April 28, 2023, Troopers arrested Travis L. Patraw, age 42, of Winthrop, NY for criminal obstruction of breathing, and criminal mischief 4th preventing emergency call.
On April 28, 2023, around 11:08 p.m., Troopers responded to State Highway 11C in the town of Winthrop for a domestic dispute complaint. An investigation determined Patraw was in verbal argument which turned physical when he forced the victim into the bedroom and pinned the victim against the wall by the victim’s throat. The victim attempted to contact law enforcement but Patraw took the victims phone not allowing a phone call to be made. The victim was able to get away long enough to locate another phone in the house to contact law enforcement.
Patraw was arrested and transported to SP Winthrop for processing. He was arraigned in the Town of Norfolk Court where he was released on his own recognizances.