A Galveston County deputy constable was arrested Sunday night in Texas City.
Texas City police said they responded to the Memorial Oaks Apartments, located in the 6600 block of Memorial Drive, in response to an assault just before midnight.
Upon their arrival, officers found a man and a woman who had been assaulted.
Bobby James Fonteno, Jr., a Galveston County Precinct 3 deputy constable, was arrested and charged with burglary of a habitation with intent to commit assault.
Texas City police said the woman was Fonteno’s ex-girlfriend.
Bond for Fonteno was set at $10,000.
Authorities said the incident remains under investigation.