2 NYPD officers arrested for domestic assault, DWI in separate incidents in the Bronx

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two NYPD officers were arrested in separate incidents this week in the Bronx, authorities said.

Police, arrested 33-year-old Officer Ramon Castro around 3:30 a.m. Friday after he allegedly grabbed his live-in girlfriend by the ears during an argument at his Bronx home.

Castro works in Patrol Borough Manhattan North and has been with the NYPD for 9 years, was charged with assault, officials said.

His girlfriend was not hospitalized, they added.

According to police, on Thursday, 38-year-old Officer Kerry Badala, showed up drunk for work at the Edenwald satellite office of PSA 8 on East 229th.

The New York Post reports that a sergeant noticed Badala had alcohol on her breath, bloodshot eyes, was unsteady on her feet and had slurred speech.

It was determined that she drove to work in her personal vehicle while intoxicated, and arrived just before 3 a.m., the report adds.

Approximately two hours later, Badala, who had been with the police department for 13 years, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

As per NYPD policy, both officers were suspended without pay.