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Carlisle, PA

On January 1, 2019 at 3:59AM officers in Carlisle say they were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 blk of Northfield Dr for  report for a domestic incident.

According to authorities  police met with the victim who stated Scott Patrick McCoy, her boyfriend, had just physically assaulted her.  The victim told police a  verbal altercation led to a physical confrontation and the victim reported being strangled to the point she could not breath and blacked out.  

Police say the 45 year old Mccoy fled the scene prior to police arrival and turned himself in a few hours later.  McCoy was arraigned on Simple Assault Domestic Violence and Strangulation charges.  At this time McCoy remains jailed unable to make $20,000 bond facing a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan R. Birbeck next week January 9, 2019 at 10AM.

McCoy’s criminal history reaches back to 1998, according to court records, when he was arrested on multiple assault charges later agreeing to reduced charges in a plea agreement with the Cumberland County District Attorney. In 2007 McCoy was again arrested for Simple Assault and Public Drunkeness along with 2 summary offenses, again, entering into a plea agreement in which the charges were reduced to summary offenses.

In 2011 McCoy was arrested and charged by Mechanicsburg Police with 4 Driving Under the Influence related charges including DUI: Highest Rate of Alcohol (Blood Alcohol Content over .16+) 1st Offense. After failing to complete an Alternative Rehabilitation Program McCoy saw entered into a plea agreement pleading guilty to a single offense of DUI: Highest Rate of Alcohol (Blood Alcohol Content over .16+) 1st Offense.

In 2017 North Middleton Police arrested McCoy for several DUI related charges including DUI: Highest Rate of Alcohol (Blood Alcohol Content over .16+) 2nd Offense and Recklessly Endangering Another Person, a misdemeanor of the second degree. McCoy later pleaded guilty and was given 24 months probation.