Arroyo Grande man arrested for beating wife, stealing rifle
July 30, 2015
Arroyo Grande police arrested a felon Wednesday morning and charged him with six fresh felonies after he allegedly assaulted his wife.
Cole Stacey, 32, attacked his wife after a verbal argument in front of their young children, according to an Arroyo Grande Police Department press release. When officers arrived at the home, they found a loaded weapon and a stolen rifle that were in Stacy’s control.
At approximately 7:09 a.m., officers responded to a domestic altercation report in the 500 block of Cornwall Avenue. When police arrived, Stacy was partially inside the passenger side of a parked vehicle.
He then quickly walked behind the residence. Police stopped Stacey and met with his wife, as well.
Stacey’s wife sustained minor injuries. She refused medical treatment, though.
Officers arrested Stacey and charged him with spousal abuse, child endangerment, possession of a loaded firearm in public, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, possession of stolen property. Police later learned Stacy had prior felonies.
Stacey remains in San Luis Obispo County Jail with his bail set at $100,000.