A pre-trial hearing was held telephonically in Magistrate Court on Wednesday morning for Detective Jeannie Madsen, who was arrested and charged with battery of a household member on Jan. 9.
Defense attorney S. Douglas Jones Witt stated that he believed the case merits a jury trial. Both defense counsel and special prosecutor Matt Chandler estimated the trial would probably take no longer than a day.
Madsen, an 11-year veteran of the Roswell Police Department, was arrested in connection with a domestic violence incident which occurred on Jan. 8. Madsenâ€™s husband, Sgt. Eric Madsen, arrived at the RPD the following morning to report the incident.
According to the criminal complaint filed in Magistrate Court, Eric Madsen stated he and his wife got into a verbal argument, and â€œshe kicked him and struck him, causing bruises and scrapes.â€ The of ficer who took the report Login to read more