Man wanted for choking two different women

Dewayne James Hamilton, 25, is wanted on two charges of assault with intent to impede breathing on two separate victims.

October 18, 2010 12:09:00 PM PDT
Authorities are seeking the public's assistance in locating a man wanted on two charges of choking two different women. Dewayne James Hamilton, 25, is wanted on two charges of assault with intent to impede breathing on two separate victims. Warrants have been issued for his arrest.

On February 6, 2010, Hamilton and his girlfriend got into an argument. He left their apartment but returned and discovered the victim had locked him out. He kicked in the door and began assaulting the victim. He punched her and grabbed her throat and began choking her.

Her sister was in the apartment and was able to call 911. When Hamilton discovered the police had been called, he fled the scene.

On November 27, 2009, Hamilton got into an argument with a different girlfriend. He began hitting her in the face. He grabbed her around the neck and began choking her. She was able to break through a window and scream for help. Hamilton fled the scene when she began screaming for help.

Hamilton is a black male. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 150 pounds. He has short black hair with brown eyes and a scar over his left eye.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-8477 (TIPS) hotline or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the arrest of Dewayne Hamilton. Tips can also be sent by text message - Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.