BATAVIA — A Wyoming County man with a history of domestic violence and has has served two state prison terms was arrested and charged with strangling a woman who had an order of protection against him, city police said.
Adam M. Jellison, 43, was charged with second-degree strangulation and first-degree criminal contempt of court after an investigation into a complaint from a Jan. 1 incident on Columbia Avenue.
Jellison was arraigned in City Court and committed to Genesee County Jail without bail.
Jellison has a history of domestic violence arrests, including a vicious attack of a woman in Attica in 2017.
Jellison beat and chocked the woman to unconsciousness.
He was eventually sentenced to an 18-month to three-year term in state prison and was released to parole Oct. 25, 2018. He was on parole until July 26.
That was Ellison’s second state prison term.
In 2003, he was one of several people arrested in connection with the drug overdose death of a Varysburg man.
Jellison was convicted of selling the drugs to the man and served four years of a two to eight year term.