Off-duty officer accused of attacking ex-girlfriend due in court

Joe Fleming, 39, was arrested at the scene for burglary of a habitation with intent to commit other felony, a second degree felony.

May 15, 2012 5:52:54 AM PDT
A Houston police officer accused of attacking his girlfriend is expected in court today.

Joe Fleming is charged with burglary with intent to commit a felony. Precinct 4 deputy constables arrested him Sunday night after he allegedly kicked in his girlfriend's door and pointed a gun at her head.

She told deputies he slapped her and pulled her hair.

Fleming has been relieved of duty pending the outcome of the investigation into the case.