BRISTOL, Tenn. - A Bristol, Tennessee Police Officer was charged with domestic assault Saturday.
The Sullivan County Sheriff's Department tells News 5 that Jonathan Eric Sargent got into a fight with his girlfriend at his house on Saturday.
The report said Sargent's girlfriend claimed he shoved her down to the ground, leaving a red mark on the palm of her hand. He is out of jail on bond.
Bristol, Tennessee Police Chief Blane Wade told News 5 WCYB Detective Sargent has been suspended following an internal investigation.
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