Former Kansas Trooper Guilty of Threatening Family

A former Kansas Highway Patrol trooper has been convicted of threatening his wife and children.

The Great Bend Tribune reports that Darrin Hirsh was convicted Tuesday in Barton County District Court of aggravated assault, criminal threat and domestic battery. He was found not guilty of witness intimidation and violating a protective order.

Hirsh was accused of threatening his wife with a handgun and verbally threatening the life of her and their children on March 12, 2013, and with violating a protective order on March 11 and 12, 2014.

The witness intimidation counts alleged he tried to keep his wife from reporting the crime.