MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly choking and beating a victim in separate incidents.

The State Journal reports that the Rock County law enforcement officer was placed on administrative leave and was forced to give up his weapons.

The suspect was arrested Wednesday by Lake Delton police on a tentative felony charge of domestic violence-strangulation, and misdemeanor charges of domestic violence-battery and domestic violence-disorderly conduct. He was also arrested by Janesville police on a tentative charge of misdemeanor domestic violence-disorderly conduct.

The sheriff's office says the victim contacted Lake Delton police on Tuesday, which started the criminal investigation.