Odessa Man Accused of Beating His Girlfriend

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man is behind bars, accused of beating his girlfriend in a bathtub.

31-year-old Michael Jay Galindo was charged with burglary of a habitation.

According to an affidavit obtained by NewsWest 9, Galindo was drinking at a bar with his girlfriend when they started arguing.

The girlfriend left and went to her apartment and Galindo followed her and started knocking on her door.

When she wouldn't let him in, Galindo forced open the door, threw the woman in the shower, hit her with an open and closed fist and even kicked and choked her.

Galindo is being held at the Ector County Detention Center on a $50,000 bond.