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Virginia Kowalewski gives dad, Robert Kowalewski, a jolt for not helping her with cell phone charger

Published On: Oct 22 2012 07:27:01 PM EDT

A woman was arrested for beating up her dad after he was slow to help her with her cell phone charger, officials said.

Virginia C. Kowalewski punched Robert Kowalewski several times and scratched his face during an argument at their home at 3905 Killarney Drive, Bethlehem Twp., Northampton Co., at about 5:30 Saturday, officials said.

Robert Kowalewski told police his daughter threw a garbage can at him when he could not immediately help her with her cell phone charger, officials said, adding that after Virginia Kowalewski lunged at him after he had balled his fist and yelled at her to pick up the mess.


Virginia Kowalewski, 25, was arraigned on assault and harassment charges and committed to the Northampton County Prison on $4,000 bail, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is set for 1 p.m. Oct. 30.