State senator arrested for allegedly biting wife


State Senator Troy Brown was arrested by Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies on Sunday following a domestic dispute at his home.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Brown, 44, was taken into custody after authorities were called to his Geismar residence. Sheriff Jeff Wiley said the wife reported he bit her on the forearm after becoming angry.

Brown was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.  He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail.

He was released Monday on $5,000 bond.

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