05/10/2011

TASER used to take down fleeing Calif. cyclist

The officers were trying to investigate a report that the man was in possession of a controlled substance

Oroville Mercury-Register

ORLAND — Police used an electronic stun gun to stop a suspect who tried to flee from them on a bicycle Friday.

With the help of Glenn County Sheriff's deputy Heath Rasmussen, Orland officer Grant Carmon attempted to stop William Lloyd Coats, 44, about 5 p.m. near the intersection of Yolo and East streets.

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