Jose Rodriguez, 55, plead guilty in Tom Green County Court to hitting his wife in the face with a hammer.

The judge ordered eight years probation and a fine of $1,000.

According to court records, in March of 2017, Rodriguez had been intoxicated, got into an argument with his wife and began to damage the couple's vehicle with a hammer. When the wife confronted the husband, he hit her across the face, according to court documents.

Rodriguez was charged with second degree aggravated assault.