A Monroe County sheriff's deputy is facing charges for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.
The Roane County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded on April 5 to a home on Loudon Highway in Kingston, west of Knoxville, for a domestic disturbance.
Jacob Summers, 21, was arrested for the alleged assault.
The victim told officials that Summers punched her in the jaw and choked her.
Summers was taken into custody in Monroe County and transferred to Roane County. He's charged with domestic assault.