LARAMIE -- At approximately 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, March 17, Laramie Police Officers responded to the 200 Block of North 3rd Street for the report of a physical domestic situation with a subject possibly injured.

As a result of the investigation, 33-year-old Joseph J. Velasquez was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery, a felony. Bond has not yet been set on the charge and Velasquez remains in custody at the Albany County Detention Center.

Domestic Battery is punishable by imprisonment for not more than 10 years, a fine of not more than $10,000, or both if within the previous 10 years, the person has been convicted of domestic battery two or more times.