A Webb police officer was arrested Tuesday night on a domestic violence charge.
Ashford Police Chief Jim Stanley said Jeff Schulmerich, 51, a Webb officer, was arrested Tuesday night on a third degree domestic violence charge. Stanley said the arrest stemmed from an altercation between Schulmerich and his spouse. Stanley said the incident occurred at about 7 p.m.
Schulmerich was booked into the Houston County Jail on a $1,000 bond.
Webb Police Chief Jimmy Holley said Schulmerich would be placed on leave pending the outcome of an investigation and hearing.
Schulmerich's spouse obtained a protection order against Schulmerich Wednesday morning.