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Saturday, February 23, 2008

[AR] Computer crime charge falling off Trooper Garrett's charges?

...She told him he shouldn't be driving and asked why he took his gun when he went out. He put the muzzle of the gun against her face and said, "Just in case I need it," according to a probable cause affidavit...

Charges filed against trooper and former officer

Benton County Daily Record, AR
Tracy M. Neal tracyn@nwanews.com
February 23, 2008
Prosecutors filed formal charges Friday against an Arkansas State Police trooper and a former Rogers police officer in unrelated criminal cases. Trooper Brian Garrett, 38, is charged with aggravated assault and battery in the second degree, both class D felonies. If convicted, he could receive a sentence of up to six years on each count. Garrett, who is a trooper assigned to the governor's mansion, was placed on administrative leave with pay, according to Bill Sadler, a spokesman for the Arkansas State Police... Mandi Garrett of Bella Vista claimed in court documents that her husband had physically abused her, and she levied an allegation that he had also been abusive toward her three children. Garrett is accused of threatening his wife by placing the muzzle of his duty revolver against her face... Mandi Garrett told police that on Nov. 15, her husband had been drinking beer and taking two prescription medications. When he started to leave the home, she told him he should not be driving and asked why he had his gun and badge... The affidavit states that Mandi Garrett claims her husband placed the muzzle of the gun against the left side of her face and replied," Just in case I need it"...
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Charges Filed Against State Trooper
Wife Claims Assault, Battery In November
Springdale Morning News
By Richard Dean Prudenti rprudenti@nwaonline.net
February 22, 2008
...Bella Vista Police had arrested Garrett in January for allegedly displaying a firearm in a manner creating "a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury" to his wife... Brian Garrett was charged with second-degree battery because he intentionally caused physical injury to a minor under 12 between May and December of last year, according to the charges. In December his wife reported her husband hit the children so hard he injured his hands, and left bruises, scratches and bloody areas, according to the affidavit. She also claimed he illegally accessed the Arkansas Crime Information Center to run reports on men his ex-wives dated or married. He was arrested in connection with misuse of the program, however that charge did not show up on court documents Friday...
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State Trooper Arrested on Assault, Battery complaint
THE MORNING NEWS
January 9, 2008
An Arkansas State Police trooper was arrested Tuesday on charges of felony aggravated assault, misuse of the Arkansas Crime Information Center and second-degree battery. Brian A. Garrett, 38, of 13 Wellswood Drive in Greenbrier turned himself in to Bella Vista Police. He was later released from the Benton County Jail on a $1,000 bond. Garrett was placed on administrative leave with pay Dec. 10, said Bill Sadler of the state police. He is to be arraigned Feb. 25... Garrett's wife, Mandi Garrett of Bella Vista, went to police in November with concerns about her husband... Mandi Garrett said her husband was taking medication and drinking beer throughout the day. She told him he shouldn't be driving and asked why he took his gun when he went out. He put the muzzle of the gun against her face and said, "Just in case I need it," according to a probable cause affidavit. In December, she reported concerns about abuse of her children and said her husband accessed the crime information center to run reports on men his ex-wives dated or married. She provided some of the data. She claimed her husband hit the children so hard he injured his hands, and left bruises, scratches and bloody areas, according to the affidavit. Benton County Circuit Judge John Scott issued a temporary protective order Dec. 11 prohibiting Brian Garrett from having contact with his wife or her children. Mandi Garrett asked that be dismissed last week.
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