A man who beat up his girlfriend also had marijuana plants growing next to his house, state police said.
Ignacio Villanueva, 34, of Villanueva was arrested May 10.
According to Magistrate Court documents, Villanueva got angry because he didn’t go to his girlfriend’s family’s house for a Mother’s Day dinner because they didn’t like him.
The girlfriend admitted to slapping Villanueva, state police said. After she did that, he allegedly threw her out of the house, hitting, slapping and kicking her.