Domestic Violence Related Battery Charges Filed in Arrest
Interlachen, FL: On Thursday August 7, 2014, at approximately 7:30 pm Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 100 Arrowhead Drive, Interlachen, in reference to an assault in progress call. On arrival deputies made contact with a female victim who said she was arguing with her fiancé, Rafael Campos-Zurita, when he grabbed her around the throat, pushed her to the ground and forcibly dragged her throughout the house knocking over numerous pieces of furniture. An independent witness verified the victim’s statements. Contact was made with Campos-Zurita who advised deputies that he had been drinking and further stated he “had 15 beers all day”.
Campos-Zurita was placed under arrest and transported to the Putnam County Jail where he was booked on the charge of domestic battery by strangulation. He is currently being held on a bond of $5,004.00.