Galveston deputy accused of assaulting girlfriend, investigators say

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GALVESTON, Texas - A 32-year-old Galveston County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested for assaulting his 22-year-old girlfriend on Tuesday, according to investigators.

Fred Boas and his girlfriend got into an argument at Boas' apartment in the 200 block of Market Street on Aug. 19 around 2 a.m., authorities said.

During the argument, Boas pushed his girlfriend, causing her to fall over a bed, according to authorities.

Boas also aggressively picked her up off the floor by her wrist, authorities said.

The woman sustained bruises and injuries consistent with the actions, investigators said. The woman also allowed investigators to listen to an audio recording of a conversation with Boas after the assault took place. Boas apologized for assaulting her in the recording, according to investigators.

Boas has been charged with assault causing bodily injury - family violence. His bond was set at $7,500. He was taken to the Galveston County Jail.

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