Charges dismissed against IMPD officer arrested for domestic battery

Troy Fitts

UPDATE (April 22, 2019)– Charges against Troy Fitts were dismissed.

Original story: 

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A veteran IMPD officer was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery overnight.

Officer Troy Fitts was arrested at his home on Indy’s northeast side and booked into the Marion County Jail around midnight.

Jail records show he faces preliminary charges of domestic battery and battery.

Fitts has been an officer with the department since 1990, and serves in IMPD’s North District.

According to IMPD, officers were dispatched to his home just before midnight in response to reports of a disturbance. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) responded after investigators learned an IMPD officer was involved.

Fitts has been placed on administrative leave while the criminal and IMPD administrative investigations are conducted.

Fitts is the third IMPD officer arrested in the past two days.  Officers Timothy Elliott and Dustin Keedy were both arrested late Monday night on drunk driving charges.

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