Off-duty Sumner County correctional officer charged with domestic assault

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Posted at 3:59 PM, Nov 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-11 16:59:34-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Court documents revealed what led to charges against an off-duty Sumner County Sheriff's Department correctional officer.

Metro Nashville Police say Hector Becerra went to Plaza Mariachi on Sunday and asked to talk to his ex-girlfriend.

The woman's current boyfriend tried to stop them from walking away.

According to a police affidavit, Becerra threw his ex-girlfriend to the ground and punched her boyfriend in the face at least eight times. He was charged with domestic assault.

Becerra was also a reserve officer for the Gallatin Police Department.