A Scottsburg City police officer was arrested by Indiana State Police detectives after receiving a complaint of alleged domestic battery.
Shortly after noon on Sunday, Indiana State Police Detective Travis Baker and Detective Sergeant Dave Mitchell were contacted in reference to a possible battery that occurred during the early Sunday morning hours at a Lexington, Indiana residence.
After interviewing the female victim, Detectives Baker and Mitchell met with, and interviewed the suspect, Shane R. Gibson, 33, of Lexington, Indiana, 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, Shane R. Gibson was arrested on charges of Criminal Confinement, a Level 6 Felony and Domestic Battery, a level 6 Felony. Gibson was then transported and remanded into the custody of the Washington County Jail without incident.