Cop Watch

Monday, October 10, 2005

Officer arrested for pointing gun at wife

COVINGTON - A Covington police officer was arrested Wednesday night and charged with pointing a gun at his wife.

Covington police arrested fellow Steve Gifford, 43, at his home about 11:45 p.m., according to a police report.

Gifford's wife, Cora, told police her husband pointed a handgun at her and other person while she was sitting in a car.

The report says Steve Gifford was "extremely intoxicated," smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech.

Police found several handguns inside the house, the report states.