MANATEE — A Bradenton man has been arrested on multiple charges after a fight with his girlfriend, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Xavier Castellano, 27, was arrested at 1:20 a.m. Sunday at his residence after he and his live-in girlfriend of one year argued when he arrived home to find her in the company of her former husband.
Deputies say Castellano grew angry when he saw them. Driving his girlfriend’s BMW, Castellano drove it into her parked Toyota 4-Runner damaging the rear bumper and the front of the BMW, according to the report.
Castellano got out of the vehicle and slapped the victim with an open hand and then punched her in the back, according to the report. He also broke the windshield of the BMW and left before returning a short time later.
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Castellano faces charges of battery, criminal mischief, driving with a suspended license and leaving a crash scene with property damage. He was being held in Manatee County jail on bonds totaling $990.