Aberdeen man sentenced for choking woman, drug possession

May 11, 2021

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to five years in prison for choking a woman and for possessing methamphetamine.

Forty-one-year-old Darrell Two Hearts pleaded guilty to felony domestic aggravated assault stemming from the 2020 choking incident and to felony drug possession.

Police were called to a residence in Aberdeen on a report of a domestic fight between Two Hearts and the woman.

She and her child escaped the house through a window near the roof.

Two Hearts was sentenced to five years in prison with one year suspended and given credit for 270 days served.