BROCKTON, Mass. (WPRI/AP) — A Massachusetts State Police trooper who earlier this yr helped a lady ship a child on the aspect of a freeway has been arrested on home violence fees.
Police mentioned Jordan Cavaco, 27, of Brockton, has been charged with home assault and battery, strangulation and kidnapping.
The costs stem from an incident that occurred again in Could, when police mentioned Cavaco choked and punched his then-girlfriend in his automobile on the aspect of Route 93 following a verbal altercation.
Massachusetts State Police solely grew to become conscious of the allegations final week, when the sufferer filed a report along with her native police division.
“The information as alleged by the sufferer are unconscionable,” Massachusetts State Police Col. Christopher Mason mentioned. “Allegations of home violence dedicated by anybody, no matter occupation or affiliation, will probably be totally investigated and, if the proof warrants, will probably be swiftly answered by legal fees and prosecution.”
Cavaco, who helped ship a child at I-95/93 break up in March, was arrested Monday and instantly relieved of obligation. An inside investigation is ongoing concerning his employment.
Cavaco graduated from the police academy in 2020 and was most just lately assigned to the Division of Area Companies on the Massachusetts State Police Framingham Barracks.