Lorena Gallo, 28, who has used her maiden name since her divorce from John
Wayne Bobbitt in 1995 and now lives with her parents, was freed on $750 bail.
Neighbors told police that Ms. Gallo's mother, 49-year-old Elvia Gallo, was
watching television Friday morning when her daughter entered the room and
started punching her with a closed fist, police Lt. Tim Rudy said Sunday,
During her widely publicized trial in 1994, Lorena said years of sexual abuse
drove her to cut off her former husband's penis, which was reattached
She was found not guilty of malicious wounding by reason of insanity.
Bobbitt, now 30, said last month he was leaving a life of talk shows and porno
movies and moving to the small town of Fallon, Nev., where four of his five
brothers live. He said he is writing a book about his life and wants to find a
If Lorena Bobbitt is convicted of punching her mom, she faces a maximum penalty
of a year in jail and a $2,500 fine.
Give me back my bullets, put 'em back where they belong. ...Lynard Skynard
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