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      Oswego woman arrested after victim hit with dog leash, choked

      An Oswego woman is facing charges after police say she assaulted and choked a person.

      27-year-old Jessica A. Swafford, of East Sixth Street in Oswego, was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal obstruction of breathing, act in manner injurious to a child, criminal contempt and assault after Oswego City Police say she hit a person with a dog leash and then proceeded to choke to victim.

      She also violated an order of protection in this encounter, which happened on July 2 at about 10pm, police say.

      Swafford was also recently arrested for falling asleep while three young children in her care were found playing in the street near her home.

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