LMPD detective arrested and charged with assault, unlawful imprisonment
Detective William Garrett was arrested on Tuesday and charged with domestic assault, unlawful imprisonment, and intimidating a participant in a legal process. (Louisville Metro Corrections)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An LMPD Narcotics detective has been arrested and placed on administrative reassignment.
According to LMPD spokesperson Sgt. John Bradley, Detective William Garrett, a five-year veteran with LMPD, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with domestic assault, unlawful imprisonment, and intimidating a participant in a legal process, a witness.
According to the arrest report, the incident took place on Tuesday, in the 7100 block of Alma June Way, near the intersection of East Manslick Road and Smyrna Parkway. Police say they were called to Garrett's home, where he lived with his wife.
Police say Garrett got into an argument with his wife and grabbed her around her midsection, pulling her into a bedroom and knocking her to the ground. According to the arrest report, she was in pain, and at one point tried to call 911, but Garrett took her cell phone.
At some point after the argument, police say Garrett left the home.
Garrett has been employed with LMPD since 2013, Bradley said.
He has been placed on administrative reassignment, pending an investigation by the Public Integrity Unit.