Hillsborough County, FL – Fire Medic Arrested for Domestic Battery

January 3, 2019

Hillsborough County, FL (January 3, 2019) – A Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Medic has been arrested on domestic battery charges after he strangled his girlfriend.

Detectives responded to an incident that happened between December 26-27. 38-year-old Daniel Reed had allegedly engaged in multiple verbal altercations that turned into a physical fight. The victim was struck several times and then choked on two occasions. On one occasion, she lost consciousness for an unknown amount of time.

Reed was arrested and charged with battery domestic violence and battery by strangulation, which is a felony in Florida.

Police say that this is the third time that Reed has been charged for domestic violence. He has been placed on administrative leave while his case is reviewed at this time.

Hillsborough County Domestic Battery Laws 

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