Makhere Benson strangles girlfriend during altercation

24-year-old Makhere Benson was involved in a domestic altercation with his girlfriend on November 18th. She reported to law enforcement that Benson put his hands around her neck and squeezed her, which caused red markings. Officers confronted Benson, searched him, and found a Xanax pill in his hoodie pocket. Benson was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault and simple possession/casual exchange. Benson also has a history of assault, including a prior incident in August of 2023.

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