Oklahoma judge arrested, he and wife deny abuse allegation

AP - April 17, 2017 9:03 am

Oklahoma judge arrested, he and wife deny abuse allegation
(Information from: Muskogee Phoenix, http://www.muskogeephoenix.com)
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) – An Oklahoma municipal court judge arrested for domestic abuse of his wife denies the allegation, and his wife also says she was never struck by the man.
Police say Muskogee Judge C. Bart Fite was arrested Friday after his wife – Margie Fite – complained to police following an argument with her husband. Police say officers saw signs of physical abuse on Margie Fite.
The couple told the Muskogee Phoenix they argued and Bart Fite said he wanted a divorce and would seek to remove her from their home.
Margie Fite says she only wanted police to remove her husband from the home for the weekend because she had nowhere to stay.
Bart Fife says his wife bruised her elbow on a bedpost.
No charges have been filed.

 

Latest Stories

First Associated Press Poll Of 2022 Places OU, OSU Within Its Top 25

OKLAHOMA CITY –  The Associated Press released its preseason poll for the upcoming 2022 college football season Monday,...

NOC Hosting Support Event for Concurrent Ponca City High School Students

NOC’s Rick Edgington, ED.D will be at the University Center in Ponca City on Thursday, August...

Families Can Register Children in Grades 7th Through 9th for Free Online Math Tutoring

Oklahoma City – The Math Tutoring Corps initiative offered by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE)...