Baltimore County, Md. (October 5, 2011) - A Baltimore County police officer has been arrested and charged with first-degree assault and other crimes in connection with an alleged domestic incident involving his ex-girlfriend.
A warrant charging Officer First Class Brian Eaton, assigned to Precinct 4/Pikesville, with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, false imprisonment and destruction of property was served last night.
The domestic incident occurred on September 23, in the 1200-block of Halstead Road, 21234, in Precinct 6/Towson. The next day, after the matter came to the attention of BCoPD’s Internal Affairs Division, the Department suspended Eaton’s police powers, including removal of his service weapon. Internal Affairs contacted the appropriate unit to begin investigating criminal charges.
Eaton, 23, is a 5-year veteran of the Department. He has been released on $50,000 bail.
The victim is also an officer at the Pikesville precinct.