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Saturday, June 24, 2006

 

Sheriff’s Deputy Mistakes Pistol for Taser

`A sheriff’s deputy who was trying to get a man down from a tree shot and wounded him after mistakenly pulling a gun instead of a Taser, authorities say. [..]

The man had been climbed a fig tree and stayed there for hours, talking to himself. Deputies were unsure whether he was intoxicated or psychotic, and they wanted to get him down before he hurt himself or others, Wilson said. [..]

Blakeslee said the man climbed down on his own after getting shot.

“He said, `Ow, that hurt. I’m coming down, I’m coming down,'” Blakeslee said.’


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Wednesday, May 24, 2006

 

Teacher Claiming To Be ‘Luke Skywalker’ Had Super Human Strength

`McCann then allegedly charged the officer, who sprayed him in the face with an irritant. Two officers tried unsuccessfully to handcuff him as McCann wildly swung his fists, the report says.

The incident further escalated, with McCann continuing to allegedly attack officers after he was repeatedly kicked and struck with a baton, according to the report. Officers also used a Taser to attempt to subdue him.

“He continued to attack with super human strength and made no attempt to escape,” according to the report.

McCann was finally brought under control when two responding officers struck him three times with a Taser gun and another hit him four more times with a baton, according to the report.’


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Thursday, March 23, 2006

 

Taser bust a shocker

`The Ottawa Police Firearms Task Force yesterday swooped down on a Navan Rd. homeowner suspected of having a cache of illegal weapons, shot him and his dog with a Taser and left without finding any weapons.

Yvon Richer says he was returning from an early-morning snowmobile ride on his 50-acre property in the city’s southeast end at around 9:15 a.m. when a vehicle pulled into the driveway and a voice behind him screamed, “Get on the ground!”

He looked back at a police officer with his weapon drawn and as many as 40 others, some of them in tactical gear, lining the street.’


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Saturday, March 18, 2006

 

Man severs own penis, throws it at officers

`Before cops threw the book at him, Jakub Fik threw something unusual at them — his penis.

Fik, 33, cut off his own penis during a Northwest Side rampage Wednesday morning. When confronted by police, Fik hurled several knives and his severed organ at the officers, police said. Officers stunned him with a Taser and took him into custody.

“We took him out without any serious injury, with the exception of his own,” said Chicago Police Sgt. Edward Dolan of the 16th District.’


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Saturday, February 25, 2006

 

Man’s shirt erupts in flames after he is shot with Taser

`Dennis Crouch had already slashed himself. And when he refused to drop his knife, Daytona Beach police Officer Betsy Cassidy decided she had no choice.

“Taser! Taser!” Cassidy shouted as she sent a two-pronged wire, packing 50,000 volts, at Crouch’s chest. What happened next stunned everyone.

A Taser probe pierced the pocket of his khaki shirt — and ignited the butane lighter inside. Crouch’s pocket exploded in flames.

“The subject,” recounted Sgt. Al Tolley in a subsequent report, “immediately dropped the knife.”‘


Sunday, February 19, 2006

 

Worker at school accused of Tasing 13-year-old boy

`Denver prosecutors have charged a worker in an after-school program at Horace Mann Middle School with second-degree assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly Tasing a student.

Shaun Ellis, 24, had worked at the school since September but was dismissed after the Jan. 11 incident, according to Denver Public Schools officials.

Ellis is accused of using a Taser stun gun three times on a 13- year-old boy who had been accused of tripping a girl in a hallway, said Lynn Kimbrough of the Denver District Attorney’s Office.’


Monday, February 6, 2006

 

Tasers Not Recommended To Subdue Small Children

`Police should not use Taser stun guns to subdue small children, a Miami-Dade grand jury said Thursday.

But it did not propose an outright ban on using stun guns to subdue all minors because some larger children could threaten police regardless of age.

“We are aware that there are 11 and 12-year-olds who are as large as some high school football players and who would create more of a risk to an officer than someone older,” the grand jury said in a final report focusing on law enforcement’s use of stun guns as an alternative to deadly force.’


Sunday, January 29, 2006

 

Deputy Uses Taser to Stop Bullying Goat

`A normally pleasant billy goat turned gruff and, for his troubles, was zapped three times with a Taser gun. Dodge the billy goat snapped a leash and charged at Dawn Pinette, knocking her to the ground Wednesday about 35 miles west of Charleston.

“All I could do was grab his horns and scream bloody murder,” Pinette, 38, said.

Her daughter called police and Colleton County Deputy Jeff Scott arrived to try to help Pinette up. But the goat bullied his way in and the deputy used his Taser.

At first, Pinette thought the goat was dead.

“Within a few seconds he was back up and going after him again,” she said.’


Friday, December 30, 2005

 

Man Accused Of Chasing Police With Tractor

`A Manilla, Iowa, man is accused of chasing county deputies with his tractor.

Crawford County deputies said a Taser gun was used on Daniel Hinners and he was arrested Tuesday night.

The deputies were responding to a domestic abuse call at Hinners’ home when he started chasing them on a large farm tractor.’


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Saturday, December 10, 2005

 

Cop hit colleague with Taser in soda row

`A police officer has been charged with using a Taser on his partner during an argument over whether they should stop for a soft drink. [..]

Dupuis and partner Prema Graham began arguing after Dupuis demanded she stop their car at a store so he could buy a soft drink, according to a police report.

The two then struggled over the steering wheel, and Dupuis hit her leg with his department-issued Taser, the report said. She was not seriously hurt.’


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Thursday, November 24, 2005

 

Naked man Tasered in sensitive spot

`Deputies were called to the Holiday Inn on Fort Myers Beach Saturday night after several people reported spotting a naked man cavorting around the building.

Two women said Jeremy Miljour, 26, of Bonita Springs, approached them asking them to “touch him.” [..]

Despite the 50,000 volt shock to the sensitive area, deputies say Miljour continued to attack them. So they sent another 50,000 volts through the probe.

That was apparently too much for Miljour, and he surrendered. He was taken to the hospital to have the probe removed.’


Thursday, November 10, 2005

 

Stungun vs Nutsack

Ouch.

(3.9meg MPEG)

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Sunday, October 23, 2005

 

Gasoline-Doused Man Recovers From Burns After Being Hit By Taser Gun

`Cumberland County deputies said a man wanted on kidnapping and robbery charges burst into flames Wednesday after gasoline splattered on him and a deputy used a Taser to try to apprehend him.

Deputies said Corporal Bradley Dean pulled over Richard McKinnon for a broken taillight in the Lake Upchurch area of Cumberland County.

McKinnon sped off, drove over a mailbox and hit a tree, deputies said.

He had gasoline in the front seat of his vehicle, and the gasoline splattered on him, they said.’


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Saturday, September 10, 2005

 

Police Shoot Girl, 12, With Taser At School

`Police said the principal called them when the girl refused to go to class. When officers arrived, they had trouble bringing the girl, who is 5 feet 5 inches tall and 120 pounds, under control. Officers said they warned the girl several times that they would use the Taser on her if she did not calm down.

She was charged for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.’


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Friday, January 14, 2005

 

Cops Use Taser to Subdue Nude Jogger

`Arkansas’ naked jogger has been zapped. For months, officers have been getting reports about a man making late-night runs in the buff. On Monday, police said they think they got their mystery jogger.

Fate Patterson, 39, of West Memphis, was arrested after he ran past a police car and failed to stop when he was ordered to do so by officers. Police chased him and were able to rein him in by using a Taser.’


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Thursday, October 28, 2004

 

How to make a taser

A friend of mine made something like this years ago. Gave me a scar or two. 🙂

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Saturday, October 2, 2004

 

Bride Attacked By Taser At Wedding Reception

`A south suburban Chicago wedding reception comes to a shocking end when cops responding to a call about loud noise allegedly attack the bride and her father with a taser gun.’


Monday, September 6, 2004

 

Officer Receives a Jolting Lesson from Taser Gun

`A Kansas City police officer shockingly discovered recently that wearing a Taser in a heavy rainstorm could result in his being, well, shocked. [..]

“They told me anytime heavy water penetrates the battery cover, there could be an electrical short, which could cause the weapon to discharge on its own,” [some policeman] said.’


Saturday, August 21, 2004

 

Cops Use Taser Gun On Man Trying To Get Home

`Deputies in hurricane-ravaged Fort Myers Beach used a Taser gun on a man allegedly trying to get by a police barrier to get home, and it was caught on tape. [..]

The man had three children in the car with him.’