Florida Deputies Suspended After Off-duty Brawl With Sailors

Monroe County deputies Connor Curry, 23, and Trevor Pike, 25, were suspended and remained jailed Saturday morning. The were charged with disorderly conduct, having engaged in an off-duty brawl with U.S. sailors in Key West. One sailor was injured, jail records show. Pike faces an additional charge of felony battery.

The two uninjured sailors, whose names were not released, were charged with disorderly conduct as well. They are part of a squadron visiting U.S. Naval Air Station Key West.

Police officers said they witnessed Pike punch a 27-year-old sailor in the face while Curry pushed him, causing the sailor to fall and strike his head. The sailor was flown by helicopter to a hospital near Miami. His condition was not released.

– Ella Breedlove