Wednesday, March 2, 2011
[KY] Officer Cox, facing charges of being brutal to wife, now faces charges for steroids & abuse of cop ex-girlfriend also
March 01, 2011
Kentucky State Police say in December 2008, Mount Washington Police Officer Steve Cox broke into the home of his then-girlfriend, also a Mount Washington police officer. The indictment says he assaulted her, and threatened to hurt her if she told anyone... State police say the 2008 assault came to light as they were investigating the assault on Cox's wife... On February 11, 2011, Cox's current wife said he assaulted her in their home, put on his body armor, pushed furniture against the door and told her to call police. When she refused, court papers say Cox put a gun to her head... Cox is now charged with burglary, assault and trafficking steroids. The new charges stem from an incident involving his ex-girlfriend who was also a police officer with Mount Washington.
"[KY] Mt. Washington Police Officer Cox accused: "held the gun against her head and then placed the barrel of the weapon in her mouth. - ...A Mount Washington police officer [Steven Cox] was arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly assaulting his wife, including holding a gun to her head, and damaging a city police cruiser... “the defendant reportedly used a closed fist striking the victim on the right cheek area. In doing so the defendant’s thumb caught the victim in the eye.” The report stated that the defendant choked the victim. The victim attempted to flee the residence, but the defendant chased her into the front yard, grabbed her by the hair and drug her back into the house where the assault continued...
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