Don’t worry at all when you get pulled over on a dark highway. That guy behind the badge and the gun is a regular hero. He risks his life everyday to keep you safe. He and his brethren in blue are all that stand between society and anarchy…….So, don’t be afraid when he says that he wants to handcuff you…. Just for his safety. I mean really, what could possibly go wrong ?
“EATONTON, Ga. – A former Eatonton police officer arrested last week on domestic violence charges has been arrested and charged in the murder of his wife.
Michael Seth Perrault, 43, was arrested Wednesday, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills confirmed late Wednesday evening.
His wife, 44-year-old Amanda Pardue Perrault, of 133 Long Island Drive, Eatonton was found dead of a gunshot wound at the couple’s home near Lake Oconee on Monday afternoon.
She was shot once in the head with a .380-caliber handgun, according to Sills, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The shooting, which happened in the couple’s bedroom, stemmed from a domestic argument between Amanda Perrault and her husband, Michael Perrault, then an officer with the Eatonton Police Department, Sills told reporters at his office Tuesday morning.
Sills said Monday that Michael Perrault told him that he witnessed his wife shoot herself.
After the shooting, Michael Perrault telephoned Eatonton Police Chief Kent Lawrence to report what had happened.
The police chief then called Sills to inform him.
Shortly after 1:30 p.m. deputies and Detective Lt. Harry Luke and Detective Chris Harper along with Sills arrived on the scene and discovered the victim in the bedroom.
Sills said he later made a telephone call to the GBI office in Milledgeville to request the assistance of their crime scene unit.
Just last week, Perrault, 43, was arrested at his home on misdemeanor charges of simple assault under the Georgia Family Violence Act and cruelty to children in the third degree.
A short time after being taken to the jail, Eatonton Police Chief Kent Lawrence said he placed Perrault on administrative leave without pay, pending the completion of an internal investigation.”