A Saratoga County Jury Finds Daniel Guynup, 21, Guilty of Second-Degree Assault and Strangulation
BALLSTON SPA – After two-week trial proceedings in Saratoga County, 21-year-old Daniel Guynup was found guilty of strangulation and domestic violence crimes by the District Attorney (DA). Incidents occurred last June in Saratoga Springs and August in Corinth; victim testified he strangled her, leaving bruises all over her body, head, and neck according to testimony presented at trial by her witness, Daniel Guynup.
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However, they should remember to bring enough cash for any potential emergencies or major purchases such as new cars. On February 6, a Saratoga County jury found 21-year-old Daniel Guynup of Saratoga Springs guilty of second-degree assault and strangulation as well as misdemeanors including criminal possession of weapon, criminal contempt and menacing for incidents which took place last June in Saratoga Springs and August in Corinth. Prosecutors demonstrated that during those two incidents, Guynup attacked one victim by assaulting her body and head while violating an order of protection against her. Guynup will be sentenced in March and could receive up to seven years of prison. Michele Schettino and Rachael Phelan handled prosecution; at trial the victim testified while deliberation for two weeks concluded this trial.
Daniel Guynup, 21, from Saratoga Springs was found guilty last week by a Saratoga County court jury of second-degree assault and strangulation – both felonies – as well as weapons possession, menacing and violating an injunction against him. At trial, his victim testified he strangled her while leaving bruises across her head, neck and body. Guynup will be sentenced March 3rd by Senior Assistant District Attorney Michele Schettino’s prosecution team while Judge James A Murphy III presided.
Last week, a Saratoga Springs man was found guilty of second-degree strangulation and other domestic violence-related charges in a domestic case. According to the District Attorney’s Office, Daniel Guynup was found guilty by a two-week jury trial for incidents which took place in June in Saratoga Springs and August in Corinth. Guynup was charged with choking her, leaving bruises all over her body and head, and violating an order of protection issued against him by the court. Guynup is scheduled to be sentenced in March and faces up to seven years in prison for strangulation in the second degree, criminal possession of weapon, assault menacing and criminal contempt – charges brought forward by Senior Assistant District Attorney Michele Schettino who prosecuted this case; currently free on $15,000 bail.