Love Hurts: Cleveland Police Officer arrested for felonious assault

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Thursday, Michael McGrath, Chief of the Cleveland Division of Police, announced that Internal Affairs Unit investigators arrested 43-year old Cleveland Police Officer Eric Roberts. He is accused of Domestic Violence.

Roberts, hired in May, 2001, was arrested this morning on a Domestic Violence warrant by the Cleveland Division of Police Internal Affairs Unit.  He is accused of assaulting his wife and fracturing her nose following an argument at their home on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. He was arrested without incident at the Justice Center.

Roberts will be suspended from duty without pay pending adjudication of the criminal case against him.  He will be afforded a pre-disciplinary hearing in front of Director of Public Safety Martin L. Flask.