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Marion Co. deputy charged with battery, confinement

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A deputy with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office faces multiple charges related to domestic battery.

Brandon Kidwell was arrested in July and faces four charges in the case.

  • Criminal confinement (level 6 felony)
  • Domestic battery committed in the presence of a child under the age of 16 (level 6 felony)
  • Battery resulting in bodily injury (class A misdemeanor)
  • Interference with the reporting of a crime (class A misdemeanor)

According to court documents, Kidwell is accused of locking his fiancé and her son in a room after an argument related to their relationship ending.

Kidwell has been with the department since May of 2007.

Kidwell has a court appearance scheduled for September 22.