'Below Deck' Star Kate Chastain Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

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Reality TV personality Kate Chastain was arrested on domestic violence charges on Monday in her home town of Melbourne Beach, Florida.

Chastain, who stars as the Chief Stewardess on Bravo's Below Deck, is alleged to have bitten and choked her girlfriend while trying to kick her out of their house, according to TMZ.

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TMZ also reports that police launched a potential domestic violence investigation after Chastain's girlfriend allegedly showed up to work with bruising on her arms.

Chastain was arrested and booked Monday afternoon on felony charges of battery by strangulation.

Melbourne Beach Police Department

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She spent the night in the Brevard County Jail Complex and appeared in court on Tuesday, where she posted the $5,000 bond.

Chastain has appeared on the last two seasons of Below Deck, which follows the personal and professional lives of the crew that work and live aboard a mega-yacht during charter season.

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