Scottsburg City Police Officer Arrested on Domestic Battery Charge

(SCOTT CO.) – A Scottsburg City police officer was arrested by Indiana State Police detectives after receiving a complaint of alleged domestic battery. 

Shortly after noon on Sunday, Indiana State Police Detective Travis Baker and Detective Sergeant Dave Mitchell were contacted in reference to a possible battery that occurred during the early Sunday morning hours at a Lexington, Indiana residence. 

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After interviewing the female victim, ISP Detectives Baker and Sgt. Mitchell met with, and interviewed the accused 33-year-old Shane R. Gibson, of Lexington, at the Scottsburg City Police Department where Gibson is currently employed as a patrol officer. Gibson was off duty and not in his uniform at the time of the alleged incident and the interview. 

As a result of the investigation, Gibson was arrested on charges of criminal confinement, and domestic battery, both a level 6 Felony. 

Gibson was then transported and remanded into the custody of the Washington County Jail without incident.