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BATON ROUGE- A West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy found herself on the other side of the law over the weekend, when she was arrested accused of battery on a police officer and criminal trespassing.

Mandy Miller works in the Traffic Division of the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. Less than 48-hours after her arrest, the WBRZ Investigative Unit found her back at work.

According to a probable cause report, 36-year old Mandy Miller and another woman Natasha Velez were forbidden from the L'Auberge Casino. When it was discovered the duo was inside the casino this past weekend, security was called.

That's when arrest records show Velez began shouting profanities. Miller then punched an EBRSO deputy with a closed fist, according to the documents. When Miller went to punch him again, she missed.

Miller didn't utter a word when asked if she actually did what East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies allege. Sheriff Mike Cazes told WBRZ, Miller would not face any disciplinary action or consequences for the alleged incident because this occurred on her personal time.

However, sources within the Sheriff's Office told the Investigative Unit, they believe Miller should have been placed on leave or disciplined at minimum for her alleged actions.

Both women posted a $1,500 bail over the weekend.

If you would like to read the probable cause report, click here.


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