Avon Police officer Alexander Howell was arrested last night on charges of strangulation, criminal confinement and domestic violence battery on a spouse. He was booked into the Hendricks County Jail and later released on just $2,500 bond. He worked as an officer in Avon from 2015 until he resigned last September for unknown reasons.
According to media reports, Howell claims to have been too drunk to remember what happened. His wife is accusing him of getting mad at her for allegedly slamming a door, throwing stuff at her, and putting her in a chokehold making it difficult for her to breathe.
The Hendricks County Jail website contains the following biographical information about Howell:
Current Age: 31
Booking Date: 4/5/2023 11:33:00 PM
Date Released: 4/6/2023 3:22:37 PM
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 140 lbs
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Arresting Officer: LA LOND
Arresting Agency: HENDRICKS COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT
Arrest Date: 04/05/2023
Address: COATESVILLE, IN
According to public records, Alexander Cranor Howell is a resident of Coatesville, Indiana. He registered to vote as a Republican in 2010.