Wednesday, March 23, 2011
[FL] Officer Kerr reportedly attacked wife (could have killed her) when she addressed his infidelity
...[Fort Myers Police Officer Oneil Kerr ] pushed a key against her neck... he grabbed her chest, and threw her to the ground which caused her to hit her head... he grabbed her face and shoved her head to the ground... Kerr took her cell phone. She then tried to get into her car, but was grabbed, causing bruises on her arms... A deputy wrote she had broken blood vessels in her eyes...
Fort Meyers, arrange her safety, please. Don't close her out.
FORT MYERS POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED IN DOMESTIC DISPUTE
Mar. 23, 2011
[Excerpts] A Fort Myers police officer was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on a misdemeanor battery charge Tuesday night following an alleged domestic dispute with his wife... “This is not the conduct that we would expect from one of our officers," said Fort Myers Police Chief Doug Baker. "State statute and department policy requires due process and officer Kerr has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of a criminal investigation and an internal affairs investigation by our Professional Standards Bureau”... [Full article here]
LEE DEPUTIES ARREST FORT MYERS POLICE OFFICER ON BATTERY CHARGE
Naples Daily News
March 23, 2011
[Excerpts] A Fort Myers police officer was suspended from the force Wednesday, a day after he was accused fighting with his wife. Oneil A. Kerr, 35, of Lehigh Acres, was charged with battery... The wife, 32, said she and Kerr were arguing about his infidelity when he pushed a key against her neck. She pushed him back; he grabbed her chest, and threw her to the ground which caused her to hit her head. She began to kick and push to try to get Kerr away, when he grabbed her face and shoved her head to the ground. She tried to call 911, but Kerr took her cell phone. She then tried to get into her car, but was grabbed, causing bruises on her arms. He left with her cell phone. A deputy wrote she had broken blood vessels in her eyes, causing the whites to be red. She was taken to Lehigh Regional Hospital for treatment. A few hours later he went to the Lee County Jail and turned himself in... [Full article here]
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