A Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy was arrested today for domestic battery.
Tinesha Mitchell was arrested after a neighbor of hers called to report seeing clothing and furniture being thrown out of a second story apartment where Mitchell lives in the Lower Keys with her boyfriend and their small child.
Deputies and detectives arrived on the scene. After interviewing all involved, and the witness who called to report the incident, Mitchell was arrested. She was taken to jail, charged with domestic battery.
Mitchell was hired by the Sheriff’s Office as a Records Assistant in September of 2012; she became a Corrections Deputy in December of 2013. She is currently assigned to the Stock Island Detention Center. She will remain employed by the Sheriff’s Office pending the outcome of the criminal investigation and an internal affairs investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.