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Utah cop cleared in TASER incident involving naked suspect


Deseret Morning News

HURRICANE, Utah — A Hurricane police officer who used a Taser twice on Brian Cardall in June will not face any criminal charges.

The Washington County Attorney's Office announced Thursday that officer Kenneth Thompson was cleared of any wrongdoing in the June 9 incident in which Cardall, 32, who was suffering from a bipolar episode, was Tasered after running naked into traffic on state Route 59 and later died after being taken into custody.

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