Man Arrested After Allegedly Strangling His Wife

An Elkhart County man is in trouble after police say he tried to strangle his wife, during an alcohol-fueled fight at his home. Officers arrived to the 66-thousand block of Prairie View Drive Saturday night. Once there, they found 31 year-old Scott Depee leaving the scene. They caught up to him near County Road 40 where he was found to be intoxicated and failed a series of field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test with a result of point-09-1. Police say Depee grabbed his wife around the throat while their 2 year old daughter was in the home. Scott Depee was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for Felony Domestic Battery, Felony Strangulation, and Operating While Intoxicated.