CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA – A South Florida cop may have had the door slammed on his career and his freedom after he was arrested for allegedly hitting a pregnant woman.
Christino Perez, 45, has been relieved of duty from his job as a Coral Gables police officer, a city statement stated Monday.
Little information has been released about the arrest, but Coral Gables PD confirmed Perez’s troubles stem from pending criminal charges from an off-duty incident.
The alleged victim was Perez’s six-month pregnant sister-in-law, Justnews.com reported, quoting an arrest report.
Perez is a six-year veteran of the Police Department.