Former Princeton basketball player accused of punching girlfriend

Former Princeton basketball player accused of punching girlfriend

PRINCETON, IN (WFIE) - A former Princeton High School basketball player is in jail accused of punching his girlfriend.

22-year-old Jalen Packer is facing several criminal charges.

His girlfriend told police Packer punched her during a fight.

She also said he rammed her car when she tried to leave.

Packer told police he didn't hit her but admitted they had an argument when he found a text from her old boyfriend.

Packer played ball at Princeton Community High School.

He was a member of the Tigers 2009 state championship team.

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