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NLV Police Officer Faces Domestic Violence Charge | Crime

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NLV Police Officer Faces Domestic Violence Charge
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UPDATE -- Charges against the officer have been dropped. Original story below.

LAS VEGAS -- A North Las Vegas police officer is charged with domestic battery after an incident at the Sahara Hotel.

According to Metro's police report, officer Toby Winn is accused of grabbing his girlfriend, shaking her and pushing her to the ground. The girlfriend told police the two had been fighting prior to the incident. When police arrived, Winn was not at the scene.

In the report, police say they talked with Winn by cell phone and he told them that the whole thing was just a misunderstanding and he could not drive to the scene because he had too much to drink.

Winn has been placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the case.

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