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An Arab man is charged with attempted murder after a domestic violence arrest on Wednesday morning.  Eric Scott Butler, 35, is being held on one million dollars bond.

Police say Butler tried to force his way into his girlfriend’s home and then tried to strangle her.

They say he was drunk at the time of his arrest and had two firearms.

Butler’s official charges are:

  • Attempted Murder
  • Burglary, first degree
  • Domestic Violence by Strangulation, first degree
  • Unlawful Imprisonment, first degree

He was arrested Wednesday around 2 a.m.