Wife of Police Officer Believed He Was Cheating, So He Places Her in Headlock With Closed Fist — Report
STAMFORD — Officer Silas Redd has been granted a stay in a program for alcohol treatment after he was caught attacking his wife and placing her in a headlock, according to reports.
Originally Officer Redd was supposed to be arraigned on a charge of breach of peace, but because he is receiving alcohol treatment, the arraignment was postponed.
In the meantime he is prohibited from contacted his wife and is to stay away from her home.
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The incident began when the wife filed a report stating that Officer Redd assaulted her.
The assault took place after Officer Redd was missing from home for a long time, according to reports.
He is reported to have told his wife that he was visiting his brother, but after not showing up for so long, she decided to check up on his location.
It turns out that he was not visiting his brother, but was eating pizza and talking to a mistress with whom he was cheating on his wife, according to the wife’s complaint.
Devastated by what she believed was cheating, she threw Officer Redd’s pizza on the ground.
Moments later Officer Redd is reported to have grabbed her from behind, and used a closed fist to put pressure on her face while keeping her in a headlock.
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As he was squeezing her in the headlock, he used his weight to force her to the ground.
Since being reported for the assault, Officer Redd has sought treatment in a program that helps police officers deal with substance abuse.