Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

October 10, 2012
PrintCommentRSS

Video: Police deploy TASER on LSD-tripping tourist

Suspect had "an adverse reaction" to LSD he took during a St. Patrick's Day celebration

By PoliceOne Staff

Video has been released in the death of a Brazilian tourist visiting Australia who was TASERed while on LSD.

Footage played in court on Monday shows Australian officers deploy a TASER on Roberto Laudisio Curti, 21, who police pursued on foot when he allegedly stole food from a convenience store in March, court statements indicated.

During the incident, Curti had "an adverse reaction" to LSD he took during a St. Patrick's Day celebration, according to Sky News

In the video, four officers deploy their TASERs to take down Curti, who is heard being told to stop resisting arrest. Moments later, Curti stopped breathing and was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation will determine the cause of death and if officers followed use-of-force policy.






PoliceOne Offers

P1 on Facebook

FirearmsNL

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample