APD officer arrested on burglary, assault charges

    Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - Authorities say Alaska State Troopers arrested an Anchorage Police Department officer when they were called to investigate a disturbance at a Wasilla home.

    The Anchorage Daily News reports Officer Jordan Serafin faces charges of first-degree burglary and criminal trespass and fourth-degree assault.

    Authorities say the 23-year-old forced his way into a family member’s home around 6:15 p.m. Saturday and assaulted a person who is not a family member.

    Authorities say the victim suffered minor injuries.

    The Anchorage police say Serafin has been placed on administrative leave without pay as the department conducts an internal investigation.

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