LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The former sheriff of Lawrence County has been arrested on a domestic violence charge along with his wife.
Bryan Keith Hill and his wife Angela were both charged for Domestic Violence Third Degree.
Deputies were called to the Hill's home in Moulton where the former sheriff and his wife were involved in a verbal altercation.
Deputies say Hill and wife wife continued their altercation despite commands for them to calm down.
Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the altercation.
Hill was taken to the Franklin County jail while his wife was locked up in Lawrence County.
Both spend 12 hours in custody to observe a cool-down period.
Bond was set at $1,000 for both.