Sun. Oct 20th, 2019

An Orange County deputy has been charged with battery domestic violence.Officials said Brett Bailey was arrested Wednesday after a criminal investigation was brought to the Professional Standards Section in the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.According to authorities, a woman said Bailey became “physical” with her and dragged her by her hair after asking about an application on his phone.The arrest report said the morning after the incident Bailey told the woman she should have not looked at his phone.Officials asked the woman if there were additional incidents between her and Bailey, to which she replied there were and that the dates of those incidents “all run together,” according to the arrest report.Bailey was hired in June 2013 and worked in the Youth Services Division. He has been relieved of duty without pay while a criminal case is underway.The Orange County Sheriff’s Office will continue an internal investigation once Bailey’s criminal case is complete.”These are very serious criminal allegations. As law enforcement officers, we are committed to fighting the scourge of domestic violence in our community. At the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, we hold our deputies to the highest ethical standards, whether they are on duty or off duty,” said Sheriff John Mina. “I have a zero tolerance policy toward domestic violence; these allegations will be thoroughly investigated and the results of that investigation will be made public.”

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —

An Orange County deputy has been charged with battery domestic violence.

Officials said Brett Bailey was arrested Wednesday after a criminal investigation was brought to the Professional Standards Section in the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

According to authorities, a woman said Bailey became “physical” with her and dragged her by her hair after asking about an application on his phone.

The arrest report said the morning after the incident Bailey told the woman she should have not looked at his phone.

Officials asked the woman if there were additional incidents between her and Bailey, to which she replied there were and that the dates of those incidents “all run together,” according to the arrest report.

Bailey was hired in June 2013 and worked in the Youth Services Division. He has been relieved of duty without pay while a criminal case is underway.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office will continue an internal investigation once Bailey’s criminal case is complete.

“These are very serious criminal allegations. As law enforcement officers, we are committed to fighting the scourge of domestic violence in our community. At the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, we hold our deputies to the highest ethical standards, whether they are on duty or off duty,” said Sheriff John Mina. “I hav

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