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Pennsylvania county’s Officer of the Year charged with assaulting his wife

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YORK, Pa. — A Pennsylvania county’s Police Officer of the Year is accused of assaulting his wife Saturday night.

34-year-old Bryn Lindenmuth has been charged with simple assault, false imprisonment and harassment, The York Dispatch reports.

West Manchester Township police say Lindenmuth kept his wife in their home after she returned from a cookout on Saturday.

After he was arrested, Kalin Lindenmuth said she was “sick and tired” of being physically abused, police say.

He was named the 2015 York County Officer of the Year after making 16 DUI arrests, filing 45 criminal charges and conducting 350 traffic enforcement stops.