Manatee County detective resigns after being arrested for domestic battery

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Manatee County detective resigned Thursday morning following his arrest Wednesday night.

Deputies responded to a home in Palmetto at about 9:45 Wednesday night. 

45-year-old Jeffrey Bliss was ultimately arrested for domestic battery against his wife.

Bliss was a detective and had been employed at the Sheriff's Office for 16 years.

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