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Galen woman punches mother-in-law in front of child

A Galen woman was arrested following an investigation into a family trouble on Tuesday.

According to a news release, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested Erica M. LaBelle, 36, of Galen for harassment and endangering the welfare of a child.


Charges allege that LaBelle got into a verbal argument with her mother-in-law and punched her in the face. It is further alleged the incident occurred in the presence of a young child.

LaBelle was taken into custody and is pending arraignment.



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