Covington man arrested after striking person in the face with a cell phone


A Covington man faces assault charges following a domestic dispute on Morrow Road over the weekend.

The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says 30-year-old Jose Santiago-Burgos of Covington struck a victim in the face with a cell phone causing an injury. 

Santiago-Burgos was taken into custody and was charged with aggravated family offense due to a prior domestic violence conviction. 

He also faces endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful imprisonment.

Santiago-Burgos was arraigned in Town of Warsaw Court and sent to jail on $7,500 cash or $15,000 bond bail. 

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