MONTEREY, Calif. -

Former Pacific Grove Police Commander John Nyunt has been arrested for making threats against his wife in 2012. Nyunt was arrested at his home in Monterey early Saturday morning.

Nyunt is accused of threatening to kill his wife, Kristin Nyunt. Ms. Nyunt is currently in the Santa Cruz County Jail, charged with identity theft, burglary and fraud. The threats were made before then.

John Nyunt is being held on $500,000 bail in the Monterey County Jail. His arraignment is expected on Tuesday, March 4th.