I'll update this post with new items as they come in. Please send in other news of interest. Also see my previous post with news from Nov. 2017 to May 2018 and my earlier post with news up to Nov. 2017.
Deputy accused of sexually assaulting girl, 4, threatening to have mother deported if she spoke up
(The Washington Post) June 18, 2018, by Samantha Schmidt—A sheriff’s deputy in Texas has been accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening to deport her undocumented mother if she reported the crime, authorities say.
Authorities arrested detention officer Jose Nunez, a 10-year veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, early Sunday while he was off duty.... Read the full article here.
New Bedford police sergeant charged with domestic abuse
(The Standard-Times) June 8, 2018, Dartmouth-Massachusetts—A New Bedford police sergeant is charged with choking a woman he had been seeing during a domestic dispute Sunday at her home, according to court records.
Carlos M. Taveira, 42, of Dartmouth is charged with assault and battery on a household member, a misdemeanor; and strangulation or suffocation, which is a felony, court records say.... Read the full article here.
Calgary police officer charged with assault after domestic incident
(The Toronto Star) June 4, 2018, Calgary, Alberta, Canada—A Calgary police officer charged with assault after a domestic incident last week is now on paid leave.
The officer has been with the service for 20 years. He had been on an unrelated leave of absence since the beginning of the year and remains on paid leave — though typical procedure dictates that will be reassessed after a week, said police spokesperson Emma Poole.... Read the full article here.
York City Police officer arrested for alleged domestic assault, police say
|Ritchie Page Blymier of the York|
City Police Department
(The York Daily Record) May 21, 2018, York, Pennsylvania—The City of York has relieved one of its police officers of duty with pay following his arrest Sunday afternoon at his North Codorus Township home for an alleged domestic-related assault, according to a news release.
Ritchie Page Blymier, 48, of the 3800 block of Old Joseph Road, was taken to Central Booking and charged with simple assault and harassment. He was released on $5,000 unsecured bail, according to online dockets.... Read the full article here.
Local police officer arrested after child found with severe bruises: What we know now
(The Dayton Daily News) May 18, 2018, Dayton, Ohio—The alleged child victim of a Clay Twp. police officer arrested for domestic violence had severe bruising on the face caused by an open-handed slap, according to court records.
Here’s what we know about the allegations:
Martin D. Stringfellow, 47, was alleged to have hit the child on May 8 at a home in Brookville, according to court documents filed in the western division of Montgomery County Municipal Court.... Read the full article here.
Glynn Co. Police Lieutenant arrested after alleged domestic incident, "I'm going to kill him!"
(FirstCoastNews.com) May 16, 2018, Jacksonville, Florida—A Glynn County Police Department Lieutenant has been arrested after he showed up at his estranged wife's home and allegedly attempted to kick down the door yelling "I'm going to kill you, I'm going to kill him."
According to a report from the Glynn County Police Department, officers responded to a call of a burglary in process. When arriving on scene they found a lieutenant with their agency, Cory Sasser, who was attempting to lunge past officers at his estranged wife who had called the police.... Read the full article here.
City police constable suspended for 30 hours over domestic violence
(The Edmonton Journal) May 16, 2018, Edmonton, Canada—An Edmonton police constable will be suspended the equivalent of 30 hours without pay after he pleaded guilty under the Police Act to discreditable conduct following a domestic violence case involving his former spouse.
Const. Jeffrey Hay pleaded guilty to one count of discreditable conduct under the Police Act, according to a May 7 police disciplinary decision. A second count was withdrawn.... Read the full article here.
Oskaloosa Police Officer Arrested After Alleged Domestic Abuse
(WHOTV.com) May 5, 2018, Oskaloosa, Iowa—A police officer in Oskaloosa was arrested after allegedly assaulting her girlfriend.
According to Oskaloosa News, Karissa Smith says late on Thursday night, 25-year-old Janay Pritchett of the Oskaloosa Police Department kicked her in the chest, cut her on the side of the neck with a pocket knife, and later threatened to shoot her.... Read the full article here.
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