A Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested today on an outstanding warrant for domestic battery.
The warrant was issued based on a criminal investigation conducted by Key West Police into a domestic incident May 5th between 37 year old Edgar Piniero and his ex-girlfriend during which Piniero called her obscene names and allegedly spit in her face.
Piniero was booked into the Monroe County Detention Center.
Piniero was hired by the Sheriff’s Office in January of 2003. He is employed as a deputy working Court Security at the Key West Courthouse. Piniero is currently suspended from his employment with the Sheriff’s Office until resolution of the case and the outcome of a Sheriff’s Office internal review.