Clearfield, PA – A Clearfield man pleaded guilty to lesser charges after facing time for felony strangulation.

33-year-old John Irwin was charged with a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct instead and was sentenced to 170 days (time served) to one year less a day in jail. He was also fined $200 plus court costs.

Irwin allegedly choked a woman and punched her in the stomach during an argument in Clearfield on March 13. He also was arrested on similar charges in 2009.

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