Charges of domestic assault in the second degree against a Waynesville Man

51-year-old James Roberts of Waynesville has been arraigned in Pulaski County Associate Circuit Court on charges of domestic assault in the second degree. Court documents allege that on April 16, the defendant knowingly caused physical injury to another by strangulation, with the victim being related to the defendant by blood. Roberts pled not guilty to the charge. Judge Colin Long ordered Roberts to personally appear for a counsel status hearing on May 1st and a preliminary hearing on May 22nd.