Police tase man after chase | CraigDailyPress.com

Police tase man after chase

Officers from the Craig Police Department used an electrical stun gun on a Craig man Monday that put an end to a chase through a mobile-home park.

Steve Tamlin, 38, was arrested on four misdemeanor charges in connection with the case, which include an alleged domestic violence dispute earlier that day in a retail store in Craig.

Police used a Taser, or a non-lethal stun gun, on the man after officers said he attempted to stand off with police, assuming a “fighting stance,” according to the arrest affidavit. It is the second time Craig police have used a Taser on an individual in a public place.

The man was arrested without incident after police used the Taser on him near his home at the Lamplighter mobile-home park near First Street, according to court documents.

Earlier that day, the man was allegedly yelling at his wife and threw her into a display rack in Craig’s Family Dollar store, according to the clerk’s interview with police as stated in the court document.

According to the court document, the man wanted a police officer to visit his house. Police said they were concerned that the man would fight with them. When they arrived, the man took off on foot, according to court documents.

The man was charged with criminal mischief to commit third-degree assault, criminal mischief of less than $100, domestic violence and menacing.

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