Adams County Sheriff’s deputy arrested, accused of domestic violence

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- Police arrested an Adams County Sheriff's Deputy Thursday during a domestic violence call.

Commerce City Police said they were called to the 6900 block of East 75th Avenue at about 1:20 p.m.

They took Bob Trujillo, 40, into custody and accused him of false imprisonment, misdemeanor assault and domestic violence.

The arrest affidavit said Trujillo's domestic of partner called a sheriff's office internal affairs sergeant to tell him he threw her down on the bed during an argument and later bit her in the lip. The sergeant said she was "talking very quietly" and sounded scared. When the suspect returned to the room, she acted as though the sergeant was a salesman and then hung up.

A Commerce City Police officer was dispatched to check on the couple. He found Trujillo working on his car in the front yard and the woman at the front door.

The affidavit goes on to say she explained she and Bob have been together for 14 years and they have one child together - a 20-month old little girl.

She said Bob has been losing his temper and "putting his hands on her" lately. Bob wouldn't let her go to the post office that morning without him. They got into a fight, he grabbed her by the arms, and pushed her to the ground in the kitchen. He then dragged her to the bedroom and pinned her down on the bed, according to the document.

Their daughter witnessed this and was crying in the doorway watching. Bob eventually let her go back to the kitchen, but he became angry again and dragged her back to the bedroom. Their daughter was screaming. The affidavit says he held  her down on the bed for about 15 minutes against her will. Bob eventually let her up to go check on their daughter who was crying in the other room.

The document continues with this information: Later, Trujillo allowed her to go to the post office with him driving. They got into a fight with pushing and shoving in the parking lot. As they were driving home on I-76, Bob repeatedly yelled at her and then asked her for a kiss.

He then grabbed her head in a headlock and bit her upper lip. She said she was terrified. Bob kept grabbing her in a headlock and repeating "you're not going f*** anywhere." The vehicle was swerving side-to-side. Their daughter was in the back seat and she was pleading for Bob to stop. Bob eventually drove home and began working on his car, according to the affidavit.

The officer said the woman showed him bruises and an injury on her lip.

Trujillo told the officer the couple's arguments were verbal. He was taken into custody.

The deputy appeared in court Friday and his bond was set at $1,500. Court records say a 1-year protection order was issued with the judge set his bond.

The Adams County Sheriff's Office said Trujillo works at the detention center. He is on administrative leave from his position.