Man beats girlfriend as they watch game

KEY WEST -- A 42-year-old man beat up his girlfriend, also 42, while the two were watching a televised basketball game early Thursday, according to a police incident report.

Joseph Damien Grassi, 42, of Pohalski Lane, was charged with felony battery. His occupation was listed as firefighter and Jet Ski guide on the Sheriff's Office website.

Grassi, 5-foot...

For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at Home Delivery & Electronic Edition subscibers to The Citizen may access this article, once logged in to, at no charge. If you forget your password, please call us at 305-292-7777, ext. 4.