ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — Hillsborough County deputies arrested a St. Petersburg police officer on a battery charge Saturday.
Hillsborough County jail records show that Robert Turner was booked into the county jail at 4:20 p.m. Saturday. The records listed Turner’s occupation as a police officer.
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In a statement to 8 On Your Side, the St. Petersburg Police Department said Turner was placed on administrative leave while it awaits the results of the investigation.
News Channel 8 has reached out to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office for additional information on Turner’s arrest.