William Chad Whitlow

William Chad Whitlow

A Lafayette man was arrested last Wednesday after allegedly trapping his wife in their driveway and chasing her through the yard with a fence post.

William Chad Whitlow, 38, faces multiple charges following the incident, which took place on June 29.

According to the arrest report, Whitlow and his wife were having an argument that resulted in her attempting to leave the residence in her vehicle.

Whitlow allegedly went into the driveway and set up a steel wire to prevent her from leaving and hen began chasing her through the yard with a wooden fence post.

The victim reportedly drove around the yard to evade Whitlow before he entered the car through the window.

Whitlow was charged with aggravated assault and false imprisonment.

His bond was set at $7,000, and his court date was slated for Aug. 28.