Port Allen police officer arrested overnight on domestic violence charges
PORT ALLEN - A police officer was booked on domestic abuse and weapons charges overnight.
Officer Ronald Monroe, Jr., 25 was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, false imprisonment while armed, and domestic abuse.
Monroe, an officer with the Port Allen Police Department, was arrested by Addis police Wednesday night. He's also a former deputy with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office.
No other details about his arrest were immediately available.
The department said that Monroe was placed on unpaid leave pending an internal affairs investigation. He also surrendered his department-issued equipment.
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