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Zachary Degraw, 23, was charged with bias-motivated assault — a gross misdemeanor — and two counts of misdemeanor assault on Thursday for allegedly wrapping his arm around the throat of a Somali cab driver and choking him during a ride through St. A female passenger in the cab reportedly told Benton County Sheriff deputies that "the defendant was racist." When the deputies asked Degraw why he'd choked the driver, Degraw said he was worried the driver would call some of his friends, or someone within his own race."Well, he is Muslim," Degraw reportedly .