Ghost Hunter Charged with Battery Following Cemetery Jaunt
Mark Anthony Galloway (above), 31, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, was arrested at the Rodeway Inn & Suites on West 65th Street in Little Rock following a ghost hunting expedition.
When police arrived at the hotel around 2 a.m. on June 9, they were told Galloway, 30-year-old James Patterson and a woman had been “paranormal hunting” in a local cemetery. When the trio left the graveyard, Galloway and Patterson argued over who was going to drive. Galloway won the argument and on the way to the hotel, the woman, who was in the passenger seat, asked Galloway to pull over because she was having trouble breathing. Galloway refused and the woman attempted to remove the keys from the ignition. Patterson, who was in the back seat, began to tussle with the driver, at which point Galloway pulled a knife and stabbed Patterson. Officers noted Patterson had stab wounds to his thigh and torso and Galloway had cuts to his chin and left hand. Both men were transported to the emergency room.
Galloway has been charged with first-degree battery and parole violation and his bond is set at $100,000. Galloway has been arrested in the past for drug possession and in 2016, he pled guilty to two counts of aggravated assault and one count of false imprisonment in Baxter County, arising from a 2015 incident in which he forced a woman into a car.
Sources:State of Arkansas v. Mark Anthony Galloway; KTLO, June 11, 2020; and Paige Cushman, KATV, June 9, 2020.
Last Edit: Jun 24, 2020 11:19:33 GMT -5 by JoannaB