CINCINNATI, OH — Keenan West, a motivational anti-bullying speaker and recording artist from Cincinnati, Ohio, is accused of attacking and choking a woman during an argument, Fox 19 WXIX reported.

West was arrested and charged with assault in March. In February he paid a visit to Van Alstyne Elementary School and the High School to speak about bullying.

Fox 19 reported, “Cincinnati police wrote in a criminal complaint he choked and grabbed a female victim during an argument and then forced her to the ground, causing physical harm, court records show.”

The report goes on to say the victim said in a police report West was “highly intoxicated and broke out the side door window and back door window screen.”

West pleaded not guilty to the charges.