Obed Colon: Riviera Beach Officer arrested at Backstreet Boys concert

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Obed Colon a Riviera Beach Police Officer was arrested Sunday night during at concert at the Cruzan Amphitheater.

Colon, according to his arrest report, is alleged to have pulled the hair of his fiancé and slapped her.

An off duty deputy working at Cruzan says that he saw Colon grabbing Amina Marukic by the arms, violently shaking her and yelling in her face.

Deputies say that Colon was escorted out of the amphitheater, handcuffed and arrested.

Deputies say that Marukic was also arrested for misuse of 911 after she dialed 911 on her cell phone several times while deputies responded to the domestic dispute.

Riviera Beach spokesperson Rose Anne Brown says that officer Colon was on personal leave prior to his arrest.

Brown says the arrest will trigger an automatic internal affairs investigation by the Riviera Beach Police Department.

Colon is now charged with domestic battery.

 

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