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An off-duty cop bites and chokes wife at their Jackson Heights home, according to NYPD

July 11, 2017 By Jason Cohen

An off-duty police officer was arrested Thursday after allegedly choking, biting and threatening to kill his wife in their Jackson Heights apartment, according to the NYPD.

The officer, Brayan Terrazas, 31, was charged Friday with criminal obstruction of breathing, assault in the third degree and harassment in the second degree. He was released on his own recognizance and is due back in court July 27.

According to the Queens District Attorney’s Office, Terrazas and his wife Janeth Ramon got into an argument at their apartment (located near Roosevelt Avenue and 77th Street) that turned physical. Terrazas allegedly bit his wife’s shoulder, choked her and threatened her saying, “I can kill you- this way I can kill you- you are mine and nobody else’s.”

Terrazas has been suspended without pay.

This was not his first run in with the law, according to reports. In January 2016, he was arrested for child endangerment after slapping his girlfriend while she held a 3-month-old child in her arms. In 2012, he was arrested for drunk driving.

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Walter j leighston

Wow, I was going to say this guy again? I remember the last time. Sick. Get his gun away from him. He must be disliked on the job too
Hey Kramer the reason why we have incompetent cops out there is because the job should go to the best person for the job. Not because we need x amount of women, x amount of minorities ECT. We need to have the best, most qualified person hired.

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W Kramer

But totally qualified to be a police officer as part of the bully patrol until caught. Why does the nyc police department have such incredibly bad standards? The drunk driving and girl friend beating wasn’t enough to get this guy fired? REALLY!!!!! NYC Police unions stop protecting the scum bags you’re dragging the reputation of every single cop down when you protect garbage.

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