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Contractor arrested for threatening family

Rusten Galt (Source: LMDC) Rusten Galt (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A contractor is under arrest after harassing a family.

According to an arrest warrant, Rusten Galt, 46, was a contractor employed by the victim. The victim and Galt were discussing expenses when the victim asked for an account of everything spent. According to the victim, Galt became very defensive and aggressive.

Galt's behavior escalated and he began to continuously contact the family through text and email, even when asked to stop. He said that he knew where the couple's 2-year-old daughter went to school and he better pay before the little girl's birthday party.

Galt also said the victim didn't know who he was dealing with and that he was going to ‘snap.' She stated the victim's wife and daughter would ‘get to know him soon' and sent texts cursing the victim. The victim's wife also received multiple messages from Galt cursing about the victim.

He is being charged with harassing communications and terroristic threatening.

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