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Police: 24-year veteran of Anne Arundel police arrested for assaulting girlfriend

Posted at 4:17 PM, Mar 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-29 16:17:26-04

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — A 24 year veteran of the Anne Arundel County Police Department has been arrested after being accused of physically assaulting his girlfriend.

On Saturday at about 11:50 p.m. officers responded to the 500 block of Maple Ridge Lane in Odenton for a domestic assault.

The victim told police her live-in boyfriend physically assaulted her during an argument. While officers were conducting their investigation they learned that there may have been a previously unreported domestic assault involving the same suspect and victim in January.

Police say the suspect is Jeffrey Morgan, a 24 year veteran of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, currently assigned to the Bureau of Patrol as a sergeant.

He has been charged with second degree assault and is currently suspended without police powers. The victim in the case did not require medical attention.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the TipLine 410-222-4700.