A judge set bail at $100,000 on Monday for a Pasco man suspected of holding a knife to his girlfriend's throat and threatening to kill her daughter.
Pasco police responded to a dispute Friday at an apartment on West Irving Street, court documents said. Officers found a woman with injuries to her neck and face. She and her 9-year-old daughter were visibly upset and had difficulty talking.
The woman told police she got into a verbal fight with her live-in boyfriend, Adrian Munoz-Rivera, court documents said. Munoz-Rivera allegedly punched the woman in her face, choked her and bit her thigh.
When the woman tried to run, Munoz-Rivera reportedly grabbed her by her hair and dragged her into the house, court documents said. The 28-year-old allegedly put a knife to the woman's throat and asked her if she "wanted to watch him kill her daughter."
The woman told police Munoz-Rivera placed the knife in a drawer, court documents said. Officers found a butcher knife in the drawer.
Munoz-Rivera was arrested and booked into the Franklin County jail on suspicion of first-degree assault. He is on a 72-hour hold while prosecutors review his case. Prosecutors have until Wednesday to file charges.