Detention Deputy Arrested

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau

Ryan Mullen (Suspect - Arrested)
Date of Hire: 01/28/2002
Assigned to Department of Detention and Corrections
Charge: One count of Domestic Battery

Per Florida Statute 119.071, no further information will be released that would tend to identify the victim.

PINELLAS COUNTY - A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office detention deputy was arrested for Domestic Battery. The incident occurred at a residence in Largo. Per Florida Statute 119.071(4)(c)(2), no further details on the occurred location will be released.

Deputies learned that on June 14, 2022, Deputy Ryan Mullen and the victim engaged in a verbal argument with one another. The argument escalated into a physical altercation, during which Mullen committed domestic battery by grabbing the victim by the hair and striking her multiple times in the head and face.

According to deputies, the victim sustained a split and swollen lip and significant bruising and swelling around her eye and cheekbone area that was still visible 10 days later.  

Mullen denied any knowledge of the victim’s injuries.

On June 24, 2022, Mullen was arrested and charged with one count of Domestic Battery and transported to the Pinellas County Jail without incident.

The investigation continues. 

Posted by Amanda Sinni Friday, June 24, 2022 12:30:00 PM Categories: Jail

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