Former Cop Apologizes to Wife for Threats

Randy Judd held a gun to his ex-wife's head on Valentine's Day

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    John Koster/North County Times

    A former Oceanside police officer who held a gun to his ex-wife's head on Valentine's Day was sentenced Wednesday to three years probation and ordered into alcohol treatment, the North County Times reported.

    Standing in jail blues and facing the judge in a Vista courtroom, defendant Randy Judd apologized to his ex-wife after she awoke to find him armed and sitting on her bed.

    "She didn't deserve to go through what she had to go through," Judd said, his voice quivering. He also apologized "if I brought any disgrace to the (Oceanside Police) department."

    Judd, 50, had faced up to three years in prison for his admission to a felony charge of making criminal threats, but San Diego Superior Court Judge Robert Kearney agreed with probation recommendations from the prosecutor and a probation officer, the paper reported.

    Read more: North County Times