Barron County deputy now charged in domestic dispute

CAMERON, Wis. (WEAU)-- A Barron County deputy arrested in a domestic dispute is now charged. 31-year-old Jason Hickok faces several counts including false imprisonment and domestic abuse.

According to the criminal complaint, Hickok and his wife got into an argument on the morning of February 13th. Hickok's wife told investigators Jason took the keys and refused to let her leave the home with two of their children.

The complaint says she called her brother to help, and when he got there, Jason and her brother got into a physical fight. It says Hickok also pushed his wife, causing her to fall against a wall.

Hickok is a 5 year veteran of the Barron County Sheriff's Department, and is currently on administrative leave. The Rusk County Sheriff's Department was called in to handle the case.