(EL PASO COUNTY, Colo.) — A Deputy Sheriff with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) has been arrested on felony charges related to alleged domestic violence, according to EPSO.

In a press release, EPSO said 29-year-old Deputy Sheriff Dalton Bridges was arrested on Wednesday, Jan. 25, by the Fountain Police Department (FPD) and was booked into the Teller County Jail.

EPSO said Bridges is charged with Sexual Assault and Second Degree Kidnapping related to domestic violence.

EPSO said Bridges has been employed with the Sheriff’s Office since June 10, 2019, and is assigned to the Detention Security Division. He has been placed on administrative leave in accordance with policy.