Randal H. Schmidt, 45, Waupaca, is charged with felony strangulation, misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct as acts of domestic abuse.
Shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday, March 27, Waupaca County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Krueger was dispatched to a home on County Road Q in Farmington in response to a domestic abuse report.
When he arrived, Krueger found Schmidt’s wife with a bloody face.
According to the criminal complaint, the woman told Krueger that Schmidt became angry after she asked him why he did not like her to kiss him on the neck.
Schmidt allegedly grabbed her by the hair, slammed her into the wall, punched her several times, then choked her.