Aug 25, 2010 9:33 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
AMITE, La. (AP) - Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies have
arrested an Amite police officer on a
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Deputies say 48-year-old Joseph Phillips of Amite was
involvement in an altercation that became physical Saturday night,
while Phillips was not on duty.
Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona tells that the
victim was a female and her injuries were not serious.
He said no weapon was involved.
Trabona said Phillips has worked for the department for about
He said Phillips has been suspended without pay pending the
outcome of the case.