Deputy Carlos Tanner (left) remains in jail today with no bond after he allegedly zapped his wife repeatedly with his department-issued Taser stun gun.
Tanner, 38, is a 10-year veteran of the department. An arrest report cited by the AP says Tanner was drinking when got into a fight with his wife. He pulled his Taser from his duty belt and shot it into his better half's abdomen three or four times, burning her.
Tanner was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence battery and is being held under Florida's Baker Act for involuntary mental evaluation.
*Thanks to tipster Dan for the scoop.
**UPDATE: The Tampa Tribune has some new details posted online.
It says Tanner is a community-resource deputy, not a patrol deputy. He has several commendations, including helping find a stolen vehicle and tracking down burglary suspects. In October 2005, he was named deputy of the month in his Plant City district.
But on Monday, he allegedly held his semiautomatic service pistol to his wife's head for 10 seconds after he Tasered her. She did not require hospital treatment, police said. Tanner and his wife have two kids.