"Swamp People" star Trapper Joe has been arrested in Florida for allegedly punching his girlfriend and trying to burn her with a cigarette, police said.

TMZ said the reality TV personality, whose real name is Noces Joseph LaFont, was arrested for assault and battery early Wednesday at the Buena Vista Hotel and Spa.

Both LaFont and the unidentified woman he was with appeared very drunk and were arguing at the time of the incident, the celebrity news Web site said.