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Cedar Grove Police Chief Charged

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Cedar Grove's police chief faces charges stemming from an altercation with his wife and brother-in-law.

Media outlets report that 31-year-old Aaron Roop was arrested Tuesday on charges of domestic battery, domestic assault and brandishing a dangerous weapon.

The incident occurred at a residence in Fayette County.

WCHS-TV reports that Roop is accused in a criminal complaint with threatening to shoot his wife, and threatening his brother-in-law and hitting the other man in the head with a gun.

Roop also faces a separate battery charge stemming from a Jan. 27 incident. He is accused of grabbing a man, pushing him against a fence and threatening him.

Roop was being held Tuesday at the Southern Regional Jail. It's not clear if he has an attorney.


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