Brandon Venturo, age 30 of Cardinal Lane in Navarre was arrested for Aggravated Battery, Burglary with Battery, Felony Assault and Grand Theft.
Authorities say that Venturo’s ex-girlfriend was at her home when he forced his way into her home through a window. While inside, Venturo threatened her and struck her on the left side of her face with an open hand giving her a black eye. He then struck her on the right side of the face with a closed fist, breaking her jaw bone and damaging her teeth. Venturo then took $440 in cash out of her purse along with her car and house keys before leaving.
The victim is four months pregnant, which was known by Venturo. The two were in a relationship for four years and lived together at one time.