Police Chief Arrested For Tasering Wife

By: Courtesy KWTX.com
By: Courtesy KWTX.com

Oakwood, TX -- The chief of police in the small town of Oakwood, Texas was in Jail Tuesday after his arrest on a warrant charging aggravated assault that stems from what evidently was the use of a Taser on his wife.

Oly Yahnson Ivy, 30, became the town’s police chief two months ago.
The arrest warrant was issued after an incident Monday morning at his home.

He was ordered held on a $100,000 bond.

Monday night, the Oakwood City Council voted unanimously to fire him after council members were advised that Ivy’s wife had injuries consistent with use of a Taser.


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  • by ~ALPHA female~ Location: O84P on Apr 11, 2009 at 04:06 PM
    And when I got up from being tased.. He would have TURNED himself in! .."Hell has no fury like a woman scorned"!
  • by Anonymous on Apr 11, 2009 at 10:55 AM
    I agree with LE Officer...don't let one bad apple ruin the whole bunch.
  • by Jeff Location: Winterville on Apr 11, 2009 at 10:42 AM
    This man clearly abused his authority and isn't worthy of a job where he's in any position of power. Hopefully the wife is protected from him. He is such a coward.
  • by Ordnanceman Location: Greenville on Apr 10, 2009 at 05:45 AM
    Maybe she should not have back talked! LOL! Just kidding. I hope the judge throws the book at him!
  • by Mr. Mackey Location: Choco on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:59 AM
    Can we see a show of hands of men who haven't wanted to do this at least once? FREE OLY!
  • by LE Officer on Apr 9, 2009 at 09:44 AM
    It really is a disgrace to the rest of us when someone does this. On one hand we have Deputy Pearson bravely confronting a armed gunman and giving his life. The other this guy who tases his wife. I would submit that he is the exception not the rule. The vast majority of officers are like Pearson in that they would bravely go after the bad guy, so please don't judge us all because of one dummy.
  • by bl Location: pitt on Apr 9, 2009 at 09:06 AM
    I know that this is an emotionally charged time w/ all that has happened..but I agree w/ the comments by Wilma..I will go one farther, I see them as codified gangs..consider the language of law enforcement and gangs..they are all "brothers" they protect their turf, they have their colors, they protect each other...and then there are those, the people in the middle, who subjugated to their whims of what is right and wrong..do I trust " law enforcement", NO--no further than I could toss the Empire state building, just like I wouldn't trust the Bloods or the Crypts... As Robert Ludlum said during the OJ trial, that the job of the police was to make sure that the prosection won, no matter what... Somone will read this and go how horrible, this person doesn't support law enforcement...they are correct to a point.."law enforcement" should not be supported when they cross the line
  • by Wilma Location: booyah, GA on Apr 9, 2009 at 07:41 AM
    Just because you are in law enforcement, and this has been proven by many of these "protectors", you don't need to be the brightest bulb. Please don't think that there are not good members of law enforcement out there, but there are just as many out there that fail to signal, speed when not necessary, yap on their cell phones, and do other illegal things. They just can get away with it because they have blue lights on top of their vehicle.
  • by Kathy Location: Washington on Apr 9, 2009 at 05:12 AM
    What an idiot! How can a town hire a 30-year-old to be the police chief? Did they not have any other applicants? He looks like somebody who was picked on in school and decided to go up and have an edge to "get back" at people who picked on him. It takes so little education and training to be a police officer and then we hand them GUNS?!!? How stupid is that?
  • by I bet... Location: Greenville on Apr 8, 2009 at 01:44 PM
    I bet he got her attention, huh? that was a joke...a bad one @ that...some ppl are just crazy!!! Why cant we go back to simpler times?
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