Durham police officer arrested in Wake County

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A domestic violence dispute sent a Durham police officer to the Wake County Jail.

James Cartwright, 41, is a corporal in the patrol division.

He was arrested late Tuesday night at his home near Knightdale.

Cartwright is charged with assault on a female and interfering with emergency communications.

Cartwright has been with the Durham Police Department since 1998.

At last check, he was on administrative leave with pay, which is standard procedure.

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