HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Hinds County Supervisor David Archie was arrested Friday on domestic violence charges. He was later released.
Archie’s arrest comes after family members and close friends of Archie’s wife, Niya, held a news conference. They accused him of being physically and verbally abuse towards her.
Videos and pictures also surfaced of Archie throwing his wife’s clothes out on the street. Jackson police were also called to their home.
The supervisor’s office released a statement after his arrest.
The Judge has issued a Gag Order. Supervisor David L. Archie intends to follow that order. Supervisor Archie will address this matter in court. We continue to assert that this is a private family matter. Supervisor Archie loves his wife and his children. We continue to ask for privacy. We thank you for your prayers and support.Office of Supervisor David Archie
According to the Jackson Municipal Court, Archie is expected to appear in court on April 19, 2021, at 2:30 p.m.