Thursday, April 9, 2009
Police Chief Tasers Wife ! Ouch
The police chief of a small Central Texas town was arrested April 6 after he allegedly used a Taser on his wife. Oly Ivy, 30, was charged with aggravated assault. The Oakwood City Council voted to fire him immediately. Ivy's attorney said his client "is taking these allegations very seriously."
Ivy, 30, was arrested near Palestine on Monday. The city council fired him that night.
Ivy's attorney, Charley Johnson, told KXXV-TV in Waco that his client "is taking these allegations very seriously." He says he intends for Ivy to "be treated the same as anybody in this situation."
Ivy was hired in February to be the lone full-time officer in the town of 500 residents about 100 miles southeast of Dallas. The department has two reserve officers