Carthage woman accused of choking, striking man with beer bottle

WATERTOWN, NY —  Roxanne E. Larrabee, 40, of 34930 State Route 126, Carthage, was charged by Watertown police at 5:38 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building with second-degree assault, a felony, fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, fourth-degree grand larceny – credit card, a felony, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Ms. Larrabee is accused of striking Joshua W. Quintana, 25, with a full glass bottle of beer causing his front right tooth to become broken and bleed resulting in substantial pain at about 3:31 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at 623 Burchard St., Apt. 2, according to court documents. She also allegedly applied pressure to his throat with both of her hands causing him to having difficulty breathing and resulting in him vomiting upon being released, police said.

She additionally took his cell phone from his hand when he attempted to call 911 for assistance, according to court documents.  She also took his wallet which contained a debit card, police said.

Ms. Larrabee, sporting a black eye, was arraigned at 8:45 p.m. Friday before Town of Watertown Justice David A. Renzi who released her on her own recognizance. She was represented by the Public Defender’s Office. She is summoned to appear Tuesday morning in City Court. Justice Renzi issued an order of protection for Mr. Quintana.