Following an intensive investigation, an upper Hudson Valley man was arrested for allegedly choking a female. The victim had to be hospitalized with serious injuries.

New York State Police at Catskill, arrested 33-year-old Joseph D. Gallogly of Amsterdam for 1st-degree strangulation, assault, felonies, and criminal obstruction of breathing, a misdemeanor.

The arrest was the result of an extensive investigation which began in November of 2015 after a female was brought to St. Peter’s Hospital, in Albany with serious physical injuries.

Police say that their investigation revealed that the victim’s injuries occurred in the Village of Coxsackie. Officials wouldn’t say how the determined Gallogy committed the assault.

On August 11, the Greene County Court handed down an arrest warrant for Gallogly after police completed their investigation and a grand jury indicted Gallogly on the charges.

Gallogly was recently located and arrested in the City of Amsterdam. He was in arraigned before Greene County Court and was remanded to the Greene County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bail or $300.000 bond.

New York State Police were assisted in this investigation by the Greene County District Attorney’s Office and the City of Albany Police Department.