MILLINGTON, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say a Millington police officer has been charged with assault after an altercation with his wife.
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office says 41-year-old Jeffery Hepler was arrested Tuesday night.
The sheriff's office says deputies arrived at Hepler's home to respond to a domestic violence call. Authorities say Hepler told deputies he was involved in a verbal argument with his wife.
Deputies say they found the officer's wife on the floor of the bedroom. She was unresponsive after a possible seizure but was revived.
She allegedly told deputies that Hepler had grabbed her by the neck and held her down.
Online court records do not show if Hepler has a lawyer.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.