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Trooper on leave following domestic assault arrest

A Mississippi State Trooper has been arrested on a domestic assault charge. A Mississippi State Trooper has been arrested on a domestic assault charge.
PEARL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Mississippi State Trooper has been arrested and charged with domestic assault in Pearl.

Pearl Police Chief Ben Shuler says 37-year-old Jason Ball turned himself in after a woman filed an assault charge against him Monday afternoon.

Shuler says the charge is a misdemeanor and Ball posted a $2,000 bond. Ball is also a former Pearl police officer.

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety released a statement following the arrest:

"We have no comment on the charges. Trooper Jason Ball has been placed on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of the investigation."

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