Archive for Thursday, March 10, 2011

Man faces charges after police use Taser to subdue him after police officer is punched in face

March 10, 2011


Douglas County prosecutors said a Lawrence police officer had to use a Taser to subdue a 46-year-old Lawrence man alleged to have punched an officer in the face early Thursday morning.

Prosecutors filed charges of battery of a law enforcement officer, criminal threat, obstruction, all felonies, and misdemeanor criminal damage to property against David W. Clark. Police were called to Clark’s residence for a disturbance Thursday morning in the 1300 block of Maple Lane.

According to a police report, the officer listed as the battery victim was not injured. Clark appeared via video from the Douglas County Jail Thursday afternoon and judge pro-tem James George set his bond at $15,000 cash or surety.


ksjayhawk74 4 years, 7 months ago

It's never a good idea to attack a police officer.

Of course there is the exception if a zombie epidemic has happened and you are facing zombie cops. However even in that circumstance, you shouldn't try to engage a zombie if you are able to escape, keeping in mind they usually can't move very fast.

Flap Doodle 4 years, 7 months ago

If the LEO keeps muttering "brains, brains, brains" that's a pretty clear sign you're in the presence of a Zombie Cop.

DillonBarnes 4 years, 7 months ago

These stories have got to be like the "batman symbol" for smitty.

webmocker 4 years, 7 months ago

DillonBarnes (anonymous) says… These stories have got to be like the "batman symbol" for smitty.

Thank you for the chuckle.

manfred 4 years, 7 months ago

Police Blotter: LJ World Headline Writer ticketed for use of run-on sentence.

JustNoticed 4 years, 7 months ago

City Commission candidate Svombie should weigh on this. Sven! Come out, come out wherever you are!

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