Two area man have been charged in Waupaca County Circuit Court this week with strangulation and suffocation. 25 year old Misael Bazan of New London is being held on a 25-hundred dollar cash bond. Bazan is also charged with battery and disorderly conduct, all as acts of domestic abuse, and resisting arrest. The criminal complaint says he was drunk Thanksgiving Day when he allegedly punched a female in the face in New London, and attempted to choke her. Meanwhile, 28 year old Kyle J. Kohel of Clintonville faces a battery charge along with the strangulation and suffocation count. Kohel remains jailed on a probation hold. The complaint alleges he hit and choked a female in Clintonville last Wedensday during an altercation. Both Bazan and Kohel face up to 6 years in prison if convicted, and both are due back in court December 4th.