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The son of LMPD police chief Robert White appeared before a judge Tuesday morning.
30-year-old Robert C. White, III was arrested at 5:40 Monday evening at his parents’ home in Louisville.
According to a police report, White, III and his wife got into an argument about divorce in the 13,000 block of Aiken Road and he slapped his wife in the face with the back of his hand. His wife tried to get out of the car, but White, III grabbed a hold of her arm and wouldn’t let her out of the car. He then punched his wife in the face with a closed fist. He then threatened to kill his wife and her family. His wife managed to escape by jumping out of a the moving car.
White, III is charged with assault in the 2nd degree, terroristic threatening in the 3rd degree, unlawful imprisonment in the 1st degree and wanton endangerment in the 1st degree. The judge entered a not guilty plea on his behalf.
According to the Asst. Commonwealth Attorney, White, III is suicidal and homicidal. He is being held in segregation at Metro Corrections on a $50,000 full cash bond. He has been ordered to not have any contact with his wife.
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