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St. Pete Police Officer Arrested for Domestic Battery

A St. Petersburg police officer has been charged with domestic battery.

According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the man was arrested Monday following an altercation with his live-in girlfriend.

The alleged incident occurred at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday. The man was arrested Sunday.

The man has been placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the investigation.

He has been a St. Petersburg officer since April 2010.

Have you been accused of domestic violence? You are not alone. In fact, many law abiding citizens face domestic battery charges every year over very simple misunderstandings. And while you are innocent until proven guilty, these cases do not always feel that way. Emotionally charged cases like domestic battery often make the public quick to believe the accused is guilty. If you are facing domestic violence charges, you need a Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyer at Whittel & Melton to help level the playing field in court. It is best to take immediate legal action.

The most important thing we can do is to make sure your rights are protected. If you are facing any type of domestic violence charge in St. Petersburg or elsewhere in Pinellas County, please let us help. Call us today at 727-823-0000 or contact us online for a free consultation.

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