This story was reported by Nashua Patch Editor Carolyn Robidoux.
A 24-year-old Peabody man is facing numerous assault charges for allegedly violently attacking two females in New Hampshire.
Michael Vinagro, 24, of 6 Oak Ave., Peabody, was arrested at his home on Aug. 15 on a fugitive from justice warrant issued by Nashua, N.H. police. He waived extradition to New Hampshire.
Nashua police said that on Aug. 13, a woman known to Vinagro reported to police that Vinagro had assaulted her during the morning of Aug. 11 at a residence in Nashua. An investigation was conducted by the Nashua Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit.
The investigation determined that Vinagro tried to strangle the victim and punched her several times. The investigation also determined that Vinagro assaulted another female known to him around the same time.
An arrest warrant was issued by the 9th Circuit – District Division – Nashua Court. Vinagro is charged with domestic violence: second degree assault (strangulation), which is a felony, six counts of domestic violence: simple assault and three counts of simple assault. The simple assault charges are classified as a misdemeanor.
Vinagro was held by Nashua police on $35,000 cash or cash surety bail pending his arraignment in Nashua on Aug. 16.
A Class B felony is punishable by one to seven years imprisonment, exclusive of fines. A Class A misdemeanor is punishable by up to a year in the County House of Corrections, exclusive of fines.