Police chief's wife on trial for shooting at Calif. officers
Wife of Oceanside's police chief was involved in a standoff with Cypress police officers in 2010
By Vik Jolly
Testifying, at times through tears, before an Orange County Superior Court jury on Monday, Brinda Sue McCoy, 49, added that she had test-fired her police chief husband's service weapon and dialed 911 to get help as she spiraled into depression after he sided with their 17-year-old son when she was angry with the teen.
The defendant - the wife of Frank McCoy, Oceanside's police chief and a former Cypress councilman - would later be in a standoff with Cypress police officers the night of Dec. 16, 2010, during which she fired the gun at them twice, prosecutors say.
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