MHP state trooper arrested on domestic violence charges in Kosciusko

A trooper with the Mississippi Highway Patrol has been arrested on domestic violence charges in Kosciusko.

Kosciusko Chief of Police RJ Adams confirmed to Breezy News that Trooper Jeff Watson was arrested and charged.

Breezy News has learned that the arrest stems from an incident that happened Friday, June 24.

A spokesperson with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety declined to comment on the situation due to the fact that the case is an open investigation and a personnel matter.