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PHOENIX -- An Arizona Department of Public Safety training officer on assignment in Nashville, Tenn., has been placed on paid administrative leave after being arrested, according to a news report.

Timothy Merrill, 32, an impairment-training coordinator, was booked on disorderly conduct charges after causing a scene at a bar Wednesday night.

DPS confirmed Thursday that Merrill was assigned to the training unit and was on leave while the department investigated the incident.

Bail was set at $8,000.

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