Monroe County deputies Connor Curry, 23, and Trevor Pike, 25, are charged with disorderly conduct, jail records show. Pike faces an additional charge of felony battery.
A Navy sailor was airlifted from Key West to a Miami hospital early Saturday morning, according to the Miami Herald. The fight is believed to have been between the two off-duty sheriff's deputies and three sailors, whom the newspaper identifies as Angel Low, 26; Jose Bejar Jr., 22; and James Black, 27.
The two uninjured sailors were charged with disorderly conduct, Key West police said in a press release. They are part of a squadron visiting U.S. Naval Air Station Key West.
Police said the deputies and sailors began arguing shortly before 2 a.m. on Duval Street, a popular area that has bars and restaurants.
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Police officers said they witnessed Pike punch a 27-year-old sailor in the face while Curry pushed him, causing the sailor to fall and strike his head. Black was the sailor flown by helicopter to a hospital near Miami. His condition was reported as, "suffering a brain bleed and loss of consciousness" police told the Miami Herald.
Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay said in a statement that he was suspending the deputies without pay. He said he was "saddened by this incident, and it will be fully investigated."
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Jail records show that Pike and Curry were released Saturday — Pike on $55,000 bail and Curry on his own recognizance. No attorneys were listed.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.