By Garrett Estrada and Scott Henriod
Ely Times Staff Writer and White Pine County Sheriff’s Office
The White Pine County Sheriff’s Office was notified that Benjamin B. Delgrande, 35, of Ely was arrested in Ephraim Utah on July 12. The Sheriff’s Office had obtained an Ely Justice Court warrant for Delgrande for counts of coercion, domestic battery causing substantial bodily harm, attempted murder, domestic battery by strangulation and two counts of kidnapping
These charges were related to a domestic battery that had taken place on June 14 in White Pine County. The victim who was identified as Shannan Breitrick of Ely had sustained multiple head injuries and had to be life flighted to a hospital facility.
The Ephraim Police Department reported that Delgrande was stopped for a traffic violation which led to his arrest on the Ely Justice Court warrant. He is being held at the Sanpete County Jail in Utah on one million dollars bail. Delgrande will be extradited back to Ely.