Man punches out car window after argument, leading to arrest, police say

Posted May 29, 2012, at 3:21 p.m.

BREWER, Maine — An Eddington man spent the back end of the holiday weekend behind bars after an argument with his girlfriend led him to break her car’s rear window, police said.

Josh Gallagher, 33, is facing a criminal mischief domestic violence charge, a Class D misdemeanor, according to Brewer police Sgt. Arden Jones.

Jones said Gallagher and the woman, with whom he has a child, got into an argument early Monday morning and Gallagher punched out the rear window of the woman’s car.

Cpl. Nelson Feero and Cpl. Levi Sewall went to the scene and quickly arrested Gallagher, Jones said. Gallagher was taken to the Penobscot County Jail and later released, a jail official said.