(Waupun) A $7,500 cash bond was set for the 38-year-old Waupun man who allegedly choked a woman before leading police on a short high-speed chase last Tuesday morning. Anthony Ashford was charged in Dodge County court with strangulation and suffocation with modifiers for being a repeater and domestic abuse assessments. A 34-year-old Waupun woman on Beverly Court reported a friend had tried to choke her. Police spotted Ashford a short distance away he tried to flee from them. His vehicle was stopped south of Waupun on County Road M and he was taken into custody. A preliminary hearing is scheduled Thursday.