Beggs, OK, police chief arrested in gun incident

Beggs Police Chief Wesley Fish was arrested Saturday after deputies received a call saying a man was holding a woman by the throat with a gun to her head.
By The Associated Press Published: September 4, 2013
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An Oklahoma police chief has been arrested for allegedly holding a gun to his wife's head during an argument.

Beggs Police Chief Wesley Fish was released from the Cherokee County jail on bond Tuesday. Undersheriff Jason Chennault saids the 48-year-old Fish was arrested Saturday near Lake Cookson after deputies received a call that a man was holding a woman by the throat with a gun to her head.

The Tulsa World reports witnesses told deputies Fish held the gun to his wife's head and threatened to kill her, then pointed it at a witness who Fish believed was video-recording the encounter.

Fish was arrested on complaints of feloniously pointing a firearm, making terroristic threats, domestic assault and battery with a deadly weapon and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.