[WA] Deputy alleged to have held knife to his wife's throat. - ...The deputy’s wife told a family friend, who also is a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy, that "there was an incident between her and her husband at their house and that he put a knife to her throat..."
SHERIFF’S DEPUTY WON’T BE CHARGED IN ALLEGED ASSAULT OF HIS WIFE
By Eric Stevick and Diana Hefley
Friday, April 22, 2011
[Excerpts] Prosecutors have declined to file any charges against a Snohomish County sheriff's deputy arrested earlier this year for investigation of assaulting his wife. Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Paul Stern reviewed the sheriff's investigation into the allegations against deputy Rex Haunold... "It was a very thorough investigation. In the end, there's insufficient admissible evidence for us to proceed," Stern said. The deputy remains on paid administrative leave, sheriff's Lt. Kathi Lang said Thursday. "We are now conducting an internal investigation related to potential violations of any office policies and procedures, and we do not comment on active investigations," Lang said... [Full article here]
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