STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Man allegedly assaulted girlfriend over video games

A Hellam Township man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend because he wanted to "get home and ...

Posted: Jan 6, 2018 2:32 PM
Updated: Jan 6, 2018 2:32 PM

A Hellam Township man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend because he wanted to "get home and play video games."

Brett Gallagher, 25, is facing simple assault and harassment by physical contact charges.

On December 30 at approximately 5:00 p.m., police were dispatched to the 200 block of Fishermans Lane for a reported domestic dispute.

The victim's father told police that this daughter had been assaulted by her boyfriend, who was later identified as Gallagher.

The victim told police that she asked Gallagher to stop at the store to pick up food while the couple was driving home. She said that Gallagher "flipped out" and punched the victim in the face, and she returned the blow in self defense.

The victim told police that Gallagher wanted to get home to play video games and complained about the price of food.

The victim said that she attempted to call 911 while in the vehicle, but Gallagher grabbed the phone out of her hand to stop the call from being made.

When the duo arrived at their home on Fishermans Lane, Gallagher allegedly pulled the victim's hair and punched her on the top of the head as she attempted to get out of the vehicle.

When police arrived, they observed swelling and bruising to the victim's eye.

Gallagher was taken into custody and transported to York Central Booking for arraignment.

West Lafayette
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 76°
Kokomo
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 75°
Rensselaer
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 78°
Fowler
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 76°
Williamsport
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 79°
Crawfordsville
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 73°
Frankfort
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 73°
Delphi
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 75°
Monticello
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 75°
Logansport
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 75°
After bout of some rain, a long, long warm, dry stretch!
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 944708

Reported Deaths: 15343
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1287051987
Lake634321097
Allen53759760
Hamilton43980448
St. Joseph42010590
Elkhart33651491
Vanderburgh30486449
Tippecanoe26872250
Johnson23685417
Hendricks22354341
Porter21799347
Clark17493231
Madison17439384
Vigo16209284
Monroe14515191
LaPorte14350239
Delaware14134222
Howard13921273
Kosciusko11448135
Hancock10886166
Warrick10715177
Bartholomew10589169
Floyd10471206
Wayne10020226
Grant9165204
Morgan8895160
Boone8417111
Dubois7748123
Dearborn764990
Henry7648130
Noble7435101
Marshall7384128
Cass7209117
Lawrence6999153
Shelby6616111
Jackson659186
Gibson6177107
Harrison606286
Huntington603195
Montgomery5830105
DeKalb578391
Knox5506104
Miami545788
Putnam540568
Clinton535965
Whitley526553
Steuben499768
Wabash486292
Jasper481860
Jefferson472892
Ripley456077
Adams445568
Daviess4209108
Scott407965
White392957
Clay392857
Greene390592
Wells388784
Decatur385996
Fayette377278
Posey361541
Jennings354356
Washington333747
LaGrange323575
Spencer319536
Fountain317955
Randolph314889
Sullivan308449
Owen284863
Starke281464
Fulton280054
Orange276859
Jay256338
Perry252552
Carroll244929
Franklin240538
Rush235630
Vermillion234450
Parke221020
Tipton210555
Pike209539
Blackford169634
Pulaski165551
Crawford146718
Newton145245
Benton143516
Brown135546
Martin129317
Switzerland126210
Warren115516
Union97711
Ohio80111
Unassigned0479

COVID-19 Important links and resources

As the spread of COVID-19, or as it's more commonly known as the coronavirus continues, this page will serve as your one-stop for the resources you need to stay informed and to keep you and your family safe. CLICK HERE

Closings related to the prevention of the COVID-19 can be found on our Closings page.

Community Events