Anthony Charlsten Galoppa pled guilty in Jones County Superior Court April 17 and received sentences of 12 months each for three counts of obstruction of an officer and one county of simple battery. Two counts will run consecutively and all other counts concurrently for a total of 24 months. The first 30 days is to be served in confinement and the remainder on probation with credit for time served.
Galoppa was arrested Nov. 17, 2013, on charges of simple battery under the family violence act and cruelty to children in the third degree.
According to a report of the arrest by Deputy John Simmons, he was dispatched to the Morris Stevens Road residence in reference to a domestic dispute.
Simmons said, when he arrived at the residence, the victim told him everything was fine and that she received the knot on her head from a fall.
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