Brinda Sue McCoy, the wife of Oceanside's police chief, was sentenced today to 15 years in state prison for shooting at responding police officers after calling 9-1-1 and initiating an armed stand-off.
The 49-year-old had been found guilty by a jury on June 18 of five counts of assaulting a police officer for waving, pointing and firing her husband Frank McCoy's semiautomatic service handgun at Cypress cops the night of Dec. 16, 2010.
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Mr. McCoy used to be the mayor of Cypress.
Mrs. McCoy reportedly tried to take her own life after her conviction.