OLATHE — An Olathe Police officer has been suspended without pay, after his arrest on allegations of domestic violence and misdemeanor assault, stemming from a woman's accusations of corporal punishment.
Olathe Town Administrator Scott Harold said he understood Officer Michael Percival had been suspended from the force after his June 26 warrant arrest by the Montrose County Sheriff's Office.
Percival has since posted a $2,500 bond. A phone number for Percival could not be located.
Town Attorney David Masters said the suspension is considered a disciplinary action and so, a hearing must be slated with the mayor pro tem. (Olathe's mayor resigned last week). Masters was not aware of whether such a hearing had been scheduled.
Police Chief Ric Hawk said he could not comment on the arrest.
The sheriff's office investigation into Percival began after a woman with whom he repor
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