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Thursday, November 17, 2005

[NV] Deputy Zayas arrested after another domestic violence incident - 2005

Nye County sheriff's deputy Mario Zayas

...THE ARREST CAME AFTER ZAYAS' LIVE-IN GIRLFRIEND SOUGHT TREATMENT AT A MEDICAL FACILITY IN HENDERSON. HER DOCTOR CALLED HENDERSON POLICE... THIS IS NOT THE FIRST COMPLAINT LODGED BY LEBLANC AGAINST ZAYAS; HOWEVER, IN THE PAST THE WOMAN HAS EITHER REFUSED TO COOPERATE WITH THE INITIAL INVESTIGATION, RECANTED HER STORY OR OTHERWISE REFUSED TO PROSECUTE ZAYAS...

NYE DEPUTY ARRESTED ON DOMESTIC BATTERY CHARGE
Las Vegas Review-Journal (NV)
Henry Brean
November 17, 2005
[Excerpts] A Nye County sheriff's deputy has been suspended from duty after he was arrested in Pahrump early Monday on a domestic battery charge. Mario Zayas, who was released on bail, faces criminal prosecution and an internal administrative investigation, either of which could cost him his job... Zayas' arrest came after his live-in girlfriend sought treatment at a medical facility in Henderson. [Sheriff's Capt. Bill] Becht said the woman's doctor called Henderson police. Officers then took a statement from the woman and photographed her injuries, which Becht described as "bruises and light lacerations." Becht said there have been two or three incidents in the past year involving Zayas and his girlfriend... Zayas is on paid suspension, but Becht said the department could change that to a suspension without pay... [Full article here]

NYE DETENTION DEPUTY JAILED FOR ALLEGEDLY BEATING HIS GIRLFRIEND
Pahrump Valley Times, NV -
By GINA B. GOOD
11/16/2005
[Excerpts] The Nye County Sheriff's Office in a statement said one of their deputies was arrested Saturday and remains in custody on the charge of domestic battery. Detention Deputy Mario Antonio Zayas, 56, was arrested at his home without incident... This is not the first complaint lodged by LeBlanc against Zayas; however, in the past the woman has either refused to cooperate with the initial investigation, recanted her story or otherwise refused to prosecute Zayas... The Nye County Sheriff's Office is conducting an administrative investigation into the matter. If Zayas is found guilty in either the criminal or administrative case, discipline could be time off without pay, demotion, job reassignment, written reprimand or termination of his employment. [Full article here]
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