BRAZIL – Apucarana: GM usa taser para prender assaltante após roubo [Apucarana: Municipal Police uses taser to arrest burglar after theft] (2013-08-14)

Published on August 14 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : (Edited google-translation from Portuguese; the original text appears below the translation, in italics) Using a taser in a situation where no violence is threatened: a thief who steal a handbag from a woman is tasered in a busy city-centre street.]]

TNOnline Luiz Demetrius

The detainee, who was recognized by his wife from whom he’d stolen, had a criminal record for theft and use of narcotics on the afternoon of Wednesday 14 August, an agent of the Apucarana Municipal Guard (GM) managed to arrest the thief, the roibbery occuring shortly before Nagib Daher Street, where a lot of people were wealking around in the city center.

The GM caught the thief when he robbed a woman who had her purse stolen. The guard was behind the suspect and shot a taser (stun gun) cartridge to immobilize and control him. The hand-bag was returned to the victim.

A police car passed the spot and helped the guard to complete taking the prisoner, who was sent to the 17th Police Subdivision (RFP) for arraignment.

According to investigators, the detainee, who was recognized by his wife from whom he’d stolen, had a criminal record for theft and use of narcotics. The name of the detainee has not been released by police.

O detido, que foi reconhecido pela mulher roubada, já teria ficha criminal por furto e uso de entorpecentes

TNOnline Luiz Demétrio

Um agente da Guarda Municipal (GM) de Apucarana conseguiu prender, na tarde desta quarta-feira (14), o autor de roubo ocorrido pouco antes à Rua Nagib Daher, já perto da Rua Osvado Cruz, em ponto de grande movimentação de pessoas no centro da cidade.

O GM flagrou quando o ladrão assaltou uma mulher, que teve a bolsa roubada. O guarda foi atrás do bandido e fez um disparo de taser (arma de choque) para imobilizá-lo e contê-lo. A bolsa foi devolvida à vítima.

Uma equipe da Rotam passava de viatura pelo local e ajudou o guarda a complementar o trabalho de detenção. O preso foi encaminhado à 17ª Subdivisão Policial (SDP) para os procedimentos legais.

Segundo investigadores, o detido, que foi reconhecido pela mulher roubada, já teria ficha criminal por furto e uso de entorpecentes. O nome do preso ainda não foi divulgado pela polícia.

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