Marion Co. deputy charged with battery, confinement

This is a mugshot of Deputy Brandon Kidwell (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A deputy with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office faces multiple charges related to domestic battery.

Brandon Kidwell was arrested in July and faces four charges in the case.

  • Criminal confinement (level 6 felony)
  • Domestic battery committed in the presence of a child under the age of 16 (level 6 felony)
  • Battery resulting in bodily injury (class A misdemeanor)
  • Interference with the reporting of a crime (class A misdemeanor)

According to court documents, Kidwell is accused of locking his fiancé and her son in a room after an argument related to their relationship ending.

Kidwell has been with the department since May of 2007.

Kidwell has a court appearance scheduled for September 22. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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