ROSEAU, MN (www.newsbreak.site) A Roseau County Minnesota deputy has been charged with assaulting a woman.

36-year-old Brandon Jennings Boyd has been charged with felony domestic assault by strangulation and misdemeanor domestic assault.

According to court records on March 21st authorities investigated a physical domestic assault incident in Roseau County.

The female victim reported Boyd ripped earrings out of her ears and choked her out and slammed her head against a wall.

We’ve reached out to Roseau County Sheriff, Steve Gust for comment regarding deputy Boyd’s employment status.