La Plata man charged with as­sault, false im­pris­on­ment

Al­legedly held wife against her will for two weeks

Maryland Independent - - Front Page - By ANDREW RICHARD­SON arichard­son@somd­news.com

A La Plata man was ar­rested on a war­rant Tues­day af­ter al­legedly as­sault­ing his wife and hold­ing her against her will for about two weeks, ac­cord­ing to court records.

On Mon­day, the vic­tim, who still had sig­nif­i­cant swelling and bruises on her face, went to the Charles County Sher­iff’s Of­fice to re­port the abuse, nam­ing Dwight Hunter Gal­loway Jr., 46, of La Plata as her at­tacker, charg­ing doc­u­ments state.

At the sta­tion, the vic­tim told police her ac­count of the events.

On March 13 around 4 p.m., Gal­loway re­port­edly tried to push her out of a mov­ing ve­hi­cle while driv­ing

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