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'Swamp People' Arrest Report

Star Attacked GF

with Lit Cigarette

6/21/2012 6:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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"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 GF 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 GF 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.

According to the report, Trapper Joe denied the allegations ... but cops arrested him anyway and hauled him to a nearby station where he was booked into custody.

A rep for Trapper Joe has no comment.

33 COMMENTS

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1.

Jen    

Off with his dick!!

823 days ago
2.

Kari    

You can just look at him and tell he's using major alcohol and or drugs.

823 days ago
3.

Lee    

I thought he was married to his 'step-son Tommy' 's mother. No? This is devastating news..

823 days ago
4.

Snowman with a Turnip Nose    

And that's why pot is better than alcohol... No violence.


(Coming from somebody who hates pot, BTW.)

823 days ago
5.

PatTheCat215    

So he denies it, and it's her word vs his word, but he's taken to jail anyway? F*ck pigs, f*ck bitches. #FreeJoe

823 days ago
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Sam Sunshine     

Maybe the bithc will listen next time. Doesn't she know that what the man says goes!

823 days ago
7.

Tammy    

Look, girlie, if you don't trust your man to answer his phone without wanting to know who he's talking to, it's time to leave him. Furthermore, there will be a tussle with anyone who tries to take my phone. Now, I'm not defending him, but from the independent witness statement, she was the instigator.

823 days ago
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Christina    

We were staying at the same hotel as Joe over the weekend. We met him and he even took a picture with my 2 sons!!!

823 days ago
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Kari    

Sam Sunshine--check your spelling--more effective in making your point. As for what the man says goes..that's funny. Thanks for the laugh.

823 days ago
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Christina    

we stayed at the same hotel as Joe over the weekend. We met him and he even took a picture with my 2 sons!!!

823 days ago
11.

JW    

This man was the voice of reason until alcohol entered the picture.

823 days ago
12.

Shel    

His own website says he's a family man, married to Tommy's mother, Ann. Not for long! OOPS!

823 days ago
13.

cc05    

creep!

822 days ago
14.

Joao    

Total ghetto white trash... beating up WOMEN makes them a man?

822 days ago
15.

Keksi    

Fame has changed him.

822 days ago
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