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Scottsburg police officer arrested on domestic battery charges

Shane Gibson, a Scottsburg city police officer, was arrested by Indiana State Police detectives...
Shane Gibson, a Scottsburg city police officer, was arrested by Indiana State Police detectives after receiving a complaint of alleged domestic battery.(Source: indiana State Police)
Updated: Dec. 30, 2019 at 11:25 AM EST
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Shane Gibson, a Scottsburg city police officer, was arrested by Indiana State Police detectives...
Shane Gibson, a Scottsburg city police officer, was arrested by Indiana State Police detectives after receiving a complaint of alleged domestic battery.(Source: indiana State Police)

SCOTT COUNTY, Ind. (WAVE) - A Scottsburg City police officer is under arrest after being accused of domestic battery.

Indiana State Police received a tip just after noon on Sunday in reference to a possible battery that occurred earlier that morning at a Lexington, Indiana residence.

After interviewing the female victim, ISP detectives met with Shane Gibson, 33, at the Scottsburg City Police Department where Gibson is currently employed as a Patrol Officer.

Gibson was off duty and not in uniform at the time of the alleged incident and interview.

As a result of the investigation, Gibson was arrested on charges of criminal confinement and domestic battery.

He’s in custody of the Washington County Jail.

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