Trooper accused of pointing THP-issued gun at wife during dispute

Courtesy: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Courtesy: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a charged a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper who is accused of pointing a gun at his wife during a domestic dispute.

TBI agents began investigating Shane Roberts earlier this week.

According to a release, during the course of the investigation, agents developed information that Roberts pointed a THP-issued firearm at his wife during a dispute at their Lebanon home.

Roberts, 43, was taken into custody on Tuesday night and is charged with one count of aggravated assault.

He was booked into the Wilson County jail on a $5,000 bond.