Rolando Salas, 26, was arrested on Saturday. According to an arrest affidavit, Salas got into a fight with Jesus Hernandez, 23, at the Budget Inn. Salas allegedly punched the victim and tried to strangle him with an extension cord. A witness reportedly stepped in and pulled that cord away.
Hernandez was taken to the Emergency Room at Midland Memorial Hospital with facial injuries and marks around his neck.
Now, Salas is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He's being held on $150,000 bond.