Albuquerque police officer, wife charged with child abuse
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A fired Albuquerque police officer and his wife appeared in court Sunday for allegedly abusing the woman's son.
KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1MoKBS9) that 31-year-old Skyler McClaskey and 34-year-old Jodi McClaskey were arraigned on one count each of child abuse.
A judge ordered the couple held on $15,000 cash bond and to not have contact with the boy.
New Mexico State Police say officials at Edgewood Middle School noticed several bruises on the boy's body on Friday.
According to a criminal complaint, Skyler McClaskey's stepson told police his stepfather slapped him for getting into a spat with his sister. He allegedly slapped the boy repeatedly and the mother grabbed the boy's hair.