Husband, wife arrested after shots fired

Husband, wife arrested after shots fired
Candice Slagley (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
Candice Slagley (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Craighead County sheriff's deputies arrested a husband and wife after they got into a heated argument over cash that led to shots being fired.

According to an incident report, shortly before noon Friday a deputy was called to Highway 226 in Cash in reference to shots being fired.

The report stated that Robert Slagley, 29, of Jonesboro told the deputy that he and his wife were arguing before he pushed her to stop her from breaking his fishing poles and deer horns.

Slagley also stated that his wife then tried to burn $1,000 on the stove before grabbing a shotgun and shooting at his truck.

Candice Slagley, 30, of Jonesboro reportedly admitted she and her husband were arguing. But, she said they were arguing over his taking her money and was going fishing.

She stated her husband then grabbed her around the neck and pushed her into the wall a few times.

She also reportedly admitted that she then tried to burn the money, but when he pushed her again, she grabbed the shotgun and told him to leave.

She told the deputy while her husband was trying to leave, she fired a warning shot in the air to scare him off. But, according to the report, the deputy found a fresh bullet in the front bumper of the truck.

The deputy arrested the couple on suspicion of third-degree domestic battery.

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