Monday, December 30, 2013
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Xmas Eve not a silent night for visiting couple

KEY WEST -- A tourist accused of choking and slapping his girlfriend in their Old Town motel room on Christmas Eve was arrested, according to police incident reports.

Ramon Jon Bortle Jr., 48, of Olathe, Kan., was charged with felony domestic battery by strangulation and misdemeanor battery.

Dispatchers told police they had a 911 hang up in the area and...

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