FOX Memphis reporter arrested on domestic assault charges

A reporter at the FOX TV affiliate in Memphis, Tennessee, is facing charges of domestic assault after a fight with his wife Saturday night.

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Scott Madaus was arrested Saturday night after his wife called 9-1-1 during an argument that appeared to escalate.

According to the police report, Madaus’ wife told officers the couple had been fighting and Madaus tried to stop her from leaving their home.

The report also said police took two handguns from Madaus during the arrest.

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He bonded out of jail and is due in court Monday morning. 

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