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Vicksburg man arrested after attempting to strangle his wife

A Vicksburg man is facing a felony charge of aggravated domestic violence after a disturbance Monday at a Vicksburg hotel.

Just after midnight Monday, officers responded to Candlewood Suites on Frontage Road in reference to a domestic disturbance. According to the Vicksburg Police Department, evidence at the scene led to the arrest of 38-year-old James Barnette, of Vicksburg.

Officials said the incident involved Barnette’s wife and attempted strangulation during the disturbance.

He was charged with one count of aggravated domestic violence.

During his initial court appearance Monday in Vicksburg Municipal Court, Judge Penny Lawson placed a $100,000 bond on Barnette and bound his case over to the grand jury.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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