OSBI agent arrested, suspended amid abuse allegation

OSBI agent arrested, suspended amid abuse allegation
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A special agent with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been suspended from duty following his arrest on a domestic abuse complaint.

The agency announced in a press release Friday that the 49-year-old man was arrested after allegedly striking his wife during an argument this week. Court records don’t indicate that the man has been charged or whether he has an attorney to speak on his behalf.

OSBI Director Ricky Adams said he suspended the man and ordered a criminal and administrative investigation. The suspended agent was arrested and booked Thursday into the Oklahoma County jail.

The agency says the man will remain on paid leave pending the outcome of the investigation.