Officers responded to the station for a report of a theft that had just occurred. Two male cab drivers were involved in an argument when one of the males reached into the parked cab via the driver’s window and grabbed the other male driver by the throat. When the male victim stated that he was going to call the police the male suspect grabbed the phone and walked off with it. The male suspect was detained by responding officers and was subsequently positively identified by the victim. The male suspect was placed under arrest for battery, theft of the phone and booked into the Santa Rita Jail. The victim had scratches and complained of pain to his neck, but refused medical attention.