El Paso County Sheriff deputy arrested as suspect in domestic violence case

An El Paso County sheriff’s deputy was arrested Thursday in connection with a domestic violence investigation.

El Paso County sheriff

Robert Easter

Robert Easter, 50, was arrested by Colorado Springs police on suspicion of second-degree assault, according to a sheriff’s office news release. He was booked into the county jail.

Easter has been with the sheriff’s office since February of 2016 and is assigned to court and transport section. He’s been placed on administrative leaver per office policy.