Police in Gatineau, Quebec arrest Brazeau on suspicion of domestic violence after an altercation at a private residence in that city. He is accused of fighting with Vanessa Brixton while intoxicated, and of making threats against an unnamed man also present at the scene. Authorities also found a “small amount” of cocaine in Brazeau’s possession during the arrest. A spokesman for Prime Minister Stephen Harper:
Mr. Brazeau has been suspended without pay and is no longer a member of this caucus.