Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office have arrested the athletic director for Shelbyville ISD after investigating an allegation of domestic violence against his wife.
Chief Deputy DJ Dickerson confirmed Jason Ferguson, 45, is charged with third-degree assault causing bodily injury/family violence/impeding breath.
Dickerson said the incident was reported on Tuesday and investigators filed the warrant Wednesday and arrested him.
Dickerson confirmed the victim is Ferguson's wife.
Dickerson declined to give further comment on the incident.
KTRE has filed an open records request for the arrest affidavit with Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Marla Denby.
Calls to the school district administration office went unanswered.
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