A deputy with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office was terminated after he was arrested by the Iowa Police Department on the afternoon of Thursday, December 26, for aggravated battery.

According to a media release, CPSO Deputy Richard Booth worked as a shift sergeant at the Calcasieu Correctional Center. He was with the department for about six years before he was terminated by Sheriff Tony Mancuso on yesterday.

The Iowa Police Department is investigating the aggravated battery charge.