CALEXICO — A 22-year-old man arrested by police from this city and Brawley for allegedly kidnapping and beating his ex-wife and reportedly threatening her with a gun was in county jail Saturday with his bail set at $100,000.
Carlos Morales Garcia was arrested at his Brawley home Thursday two days after he reportedly kidnapped and assaulted his ex-wife, according to Calexico police Sgt. Armando Marquez.
Calexico police have headed the investigation after Garcia's ex-wife contacted authorities shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday. The woman, whose identity was not available, lives in Calexico.
According to Marquez, the woman told officials she and her ex-husband were in Brawley to do their income taxes when the two got into an argument about the woman seeing another man.