Anthony Cumia, Former Co-Host of the ‘Opie and Anthony’ Radio Show, Arrested on Strangulation, Assault Charges

December 20, 2015 5:21 PM

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Anthony Cumia, Former Co-Host of the ‘Opie and Anthony’ Radio Show, Arrested on Strangulation, Assault Charges

Anthony Cumia — fired as co-host of the unfiltered “Opie and Anthony” radio show last year after a posting a racially charged Twitter rant — was arrested Saturday in Long Island, New York, on strangulation, assault and related charges, Nassau County police told TheBlaze Sunday.

Cumia was taken into custody around 11 a.m. in his Roslyn Heights home after an altercation with a 26-year-old woman there, police said. Cumia, 54, is charged with strangulation, assault, unlawful imprisonment and criminal mischief, police told TheBlaze. He was to be arraigned Sunday morning.

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