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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

[FL] Deputy Shambaugh's wife says he's a good man and the fight was minor

...She also said her husband [Orange County Deputy sheriff Michael Shambaugh] is a good man and a good deputy. According to a police report, Shambaugh isn’t allowed to go to his home unless he’s invited. But his wife said she is going to talk to the judge on Monday to get that changed...

ORANGE COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF ARRESTED
cfnews13.com
December 17, 2011 
[Excerpts] Orange County Deputy Sheriff Michael Shambaugh has been arrested by Lake Mary police for domestic violence. At about 7 p.m. Friday, police officers were called to the home of Shambaugh in reference of assisting an investigation by Child Protective Services. When they arrived, they noticed the physical condition of Shambaugh’s wife and determined there was probable cause to take Shambaugh into custody. Shambaugh’s law enforcement credentials and guns were confiscated from him and he was relieved from duty as an Orange County deputy sheriff. [LINK]

ORANGE COUNTY DEPUTY ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC BATTERY
Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011
[Excerpts] ...[Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Michael] Shambaugh’s wife told WFTV an anonymous tip into Child Protective Services brought police to their house. While there, she says an officer noticed an injury on her foot from a minor fight with her husband. Investigators say that was enough evidence to arrest Shambaugh. Shambaugh is facing one count of domestic battery... Shambaugh’s wife said she and her two kids are doing fine. She also said her husband is a good man and a good deputy. According to a police report, Shambaugh isn’t allowed to go to his home unless he’s invited. But his wife said she is going to talk to the judge on Monday to get that changed. [Full article here

ORANGE COUNTY DEPUTY FIRED AFTER ARREST
clickorlando.com
Dec 17 2011 
[Excerpts] ...An Orange County watch commander responded to the Seminole County Jail and confiscated Shambaugh's law enforcement credentials and firearms, and relieved him from duty as an Orange County deputy sheriff. Shambaugh was also placed on administrative leave back in 2007 after he shot and killed a man who he saw beating an elderly woman and a boy with a table leg. At the time, Sheriff Kevin Beary defended the actions of Shambaugh, saying he did what he had to do to protect the victims. [Full article here

ARRESTED ORANGE COUNTY DEPUTY 'RELIEVED OF DUTY,' OFFICIALS SAY
Orlando Sentinel
By Arelis R. Hernández
December 17, 2011
[Excerpts] ...[Orange County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jeff Williamson] said the Sheriff's Office will conduct an administrative review of Shambaugh's case. In the meantime, he will be reassigned to paid administrative duties. Shambaugh, who has been employed by the Sheriff's Office nearly 15 years, was a school resource deputy at Lockhart Middle School and has been recognized for his work with youth and gang-prevention ... [Full article here]
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