MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - A Memphis firefighter was taken into police custody, accused of choking his 16-year old daughter during a fight.
44-year old Jesse Powell was booked at the Shelby County Jail on charges of aggravated assault around 9:45am on December 27, 2011.
According to the police affidavit, the incident occurred on Dec. 16. The daughter stated that Powell choked her while she was in a car with two other people. The witnesses came forward to police and filed a report with the domestic violence office. An arrest warrant was issued for Powell once investigators corroborated the story between the witnesses and the daughter.
Powell is currently being held without bond.