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'Swamp People' cast member arrested in Fla.

2 years ago June 21, 2012 Jun 21, 2012 Thursday, June 21 2012 Thursday, June 21, 2012 2:02:13 PM EDT in News
Source: TMZ

ORLANDO - Authorities in Florida arrested one of the stars from the popular reality TV show 'Swamp People' after a domestic incident.

Sheriff's deputies in Orange County arrested Joe LaFont, known as "Trapper Joe", Wednesday morning according to the celebrity website TMZ.com.

According to the report, LaFont and his girlfriend got into an argument at the Buena Vista Hotel and Spa.  During the argument LaFont hit her, shook her and tried to burn her with a lit cigarette.

The report says LaFont denied the allegations when police were called.

ABCNews.com reports that LaFont was held on a $1,500 bond.

IMAGE: ABC News

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