State Senator Troy Brown was arrested by Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies on Sunday, July 17, on a charge of domestic abuse battery, according to Sheriff Jeff Wiley.

Brown was arrested after deputies were dispatched to his Geismar residence after receiving reports from his wife that he became irate and bit her on the forearm.

Troy Brown, 44, of 36518 Francine Circle, Geismar, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic abuse battery. He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail and his bond was set at $5,000 by Judge LeBlanc. He was released on Monday, July 18.