Shocking Details On ‘Swamp People’ Star Trapper Joe’s Arrest
Now the details of his arrest have been released!
TMZ.com is reporting:
“Swamp People” star Trapper Joe tried to burn his girlfriend with a lit cigarette … and then punched her in the chest with a closed fist … this according to the arrest report obtained by TMZ.
Trapper Joe — real name Noces Joseph LaFont Jr. — was arrested for assault and battery in Orange County, Florida early Wednesday morning.
According to the arrest report, a witness told police Trapper Joe and his girlfriend were arguing at the Buena Vista Hotel and Spa just after midnight … and both appeared very drunk.
The witness claims he watched Joe punch the woman in the chest … and then grab her by the arms and shake her very hard.
The girlfriend told police Joe had received a call on his cell phone … and she wanted to know who was calling … but when she reached for his phone, he tried to burn her with a lit cigarette.
Sources say that Trapper Joe denied the allegations but he was arrested anyway and booked into the Orange County jail on a $1,500 bond. No word if he has gotten out yet!