Police: Homer man arrested following argument with girlfriend

HOMER, N.Y. – State police arrested a Cortland County man Tuesday following a dispute between him and his girlfriend.


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Joseph M. Galeotti, 33, of Homer, was arrested for second degree unlawful imprisonment and second degree harassment, both misdemeanors.

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Joseph Galeotti

The arrest came after state troopers responded to a reported domestic dispute outside a residence on Mountainview Drive in the town of Homer.

An investigation determined that during a verbal dispute with his girlfriend, Galeotti had pushed her and held her to the ground, according to police.

Galeotti was arraigned in Homer Town Court and taken to Cortland County jail on $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond.

The court issued an order of protection against him. His next court date is Nov. 3.


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