According to the Sydney Morning Herald, at around 1am on Sunday morning there was an alleged domestic assault on his partner Dr. Orly Lavee at an apartment in Randwick. O'Keefe was later arrested on a street in the area at approximately 3.30am. He was charged with common assault, and granted bail on the condition he avoided all contact with Lavee.
NSW Police issued a statement on Sunday, saying “just before 1am, officers from Eastern Beaches Police Area Command attended a Randwick unit, after reports a 41-year-old woman had allegedly been assaulted in a domestic violence related incident.”
“Following inquiries, police arrested a 49-year-old man nearby about 3.30am.
“He was taken to Maroubra police station where he was charged with common assault (DV) and granted conditional bail to appear at Waverley Local Court on Thursday, 4 February 2021.”
The National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line – 1800RESPECT (1800 737 732) – is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for any Australian who’s experienced, or is at risk of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.