Charles Galbraith was arrested twice in a matter of hours. He suffered injuries after leading police on a chase and breaking into a home in Jim Wells County.
Galbraith led law enforcement on a high speed chase and was arrested at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The chase began in Agua Dulce and ended in JWC. He was arrested by the City Marshal and transported to the JWC jail for evading arrest with a motor vehicle, reckless driving, resisting arrest and fictitious license plate.
He was released on bond at 11:30 p.m.
Thirty minutes after Galbraith walked out of jail, deputies were dispatched to a residence in the Telcolte area off of County Road 120.
When deputies arrived, they were told that Galbraith had entered the home and assaulted his girlfriend. The girlfriend's adult daughter was able to push him out of the home and lock the door.
Galbraith than "punched" a window and attempted to get into the home. In the process, the suspect cut his arm.
According to the police report, the daughter grabbed a bat to defend herself and her family as they feared for their safety.
Galbraith was taken to the hospital for the cut to his arm.
At the hospital, Galbraith was being evaluated by nurses when Jose Nava, a relative of the family whose home Glabraith attempted to break into, entered the room and began to assault Galbraith.
Police arrested Nava who admitted to assaulting Galbraith.
Nava was taken to the JWC jail. He was charged with assault causing bodily injury.
Galbraith was booked into the jail Friday morning. He was charged with assault causing bodily injury, and burglary of a habitation with intent to commit felony.