La. cop hurt trying to break up domestic fight


By Trymaine Lee, Staff writer
Times-Picayune
Copyright 2006 The Times-Picayune Publishing Company

A four-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department was hospitalized Monday after she was punched in the throat trying to quell a fight between a 23-year-old man and his girlfriend, police said.

Officer Bianca Boone was in good condition and recovering Monday afternoon. Her attacker, Travis Joel Buzzard was booked with simple domestic battery, simple battery on a police officer, resisting a lawful arrest and simple criminal damage, according to police.

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