Jury trial scheduled for Pattonsburg man accused of choking girlfriend

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A jury trial was scheduled in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Pattonsburg man facing felony charges accused of choking his girlfriend and pushing her and her son to the floor in October.

Online court information shows a pre-trial conference for 28-year-old Vincent Lee Sturgeon is scheduled for August 21st at 10 am with the trial scheduled for September 23rd at 9 am. Fifty jurors are to be called.

A probable cause statement accused Sturgeon of aggressively shouting at his girlfriend before choking her, pushing her down, and bending her legs up over her head, pinning her son between her legs and chest.

Sturgeon is also accused of attempting to keep his girlfriend and her son from leaving a residence by blocking their way.