A St. Petersburg police officer faces a charge of domestic battery.

  • Curtis Wright, St. Pete officer since 2010, arrested
  • Sheriff's office reports incident with live-in girlfriend

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said Monday it arrested Officer Curtis Wright after an altercation with his live-in girlfriend.

The incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Wright was arrested Sunday.

Wright was placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the investigation.

He has been a St. Petersburg officer since April 2010.

In 2013, Wright was one of two officers who shot and killed a man who had scissors