FORT WRIGHT, Ky. -- A Newport, Ky. man wanted on a charge of attempted murder was arrested Thursday night.
Fort Wright police say Jamie S. Holt, 22, assaulted an acquaintance at her residence on Fayette Circle Jan. 18 at 2:19 p.m.
An argument broke out between Holt and the woman over a vehicle, according to officers. They say the fight ended with Holt attempting to strangle the woman.
Police obtained a warrant for Holt's arrest on a single count of Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder with $50,000 bond.
Holt has a criminal history of drug, disorderly conduct and assault on police officer charges, according to the police department.