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UPDATE: Nephew of Madison Police Chief sentenced to probation

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- The nephew of Madison Police Chief Mike Koval received a probation sentence after his arrest for battery to a police officer.

Court records show 23-year-old Connor Koval pleaded no contest to a charge of battery or threat to a judge, prosecutor or law enforcement officer. Charges of disorderly conduct and resisting or obstructing an officer were dismissed but read in.

Koval received 18 months probation.

Koval was arrested in January for scratching and kicking a police officer after a fight at The Double U in Madison. According to the criminal complaint, Koval said he hoped the arresting officers would be shot.

Among other conditions of his sentence, Koval must write letters of apology to the police officers.

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police Chief Mike Koval's nephew is accused of battering a police officer, resisting arrest, and threatening officers.

On Dec. 9, 22-year-old Connor Koval lunged at police officer Sgt. Matthew Baker outside of Double U bar following a fight. According to a criminal complaint filed Thursday, Koval battered Sgt. Baker and stated he hoped the arresting officers would be shot.

Koval is charged with battery to a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct.

According to the complaint, Koval scratched Baker's cheek, jabbed a finger at his throat, and kicked him in the leg before three other officers restrained him. When Koval was able to break free from them, Baker shocked Koval with a stun gun.

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