Archive for the 'Shop-lifting' Category

USA – Chicago: Shoplifting suspect seriously hurt after officer uses Taser (2014-05-08)

Posted on May 8 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Tasered then taking a serious fall … : A shoplifting suspect fleeing police was seriously injured when he fell against a light pole after a police officer used a Taser on him, witnesses and police said. The man fell to the ground and appeared to be unresponsive, even as paramedics loaded him […]

USA – Oak Lawn, Illinois: Taser Has No Effect on Fleeing Shoplifter, Cops Say (2013-01-17)

Posted on January 17 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Another case of the taser not working: Limmie E. Varner, 46 was running away from a grocery store with stolen alcohol, police said. They shot multiple taser prongs but the taser prongs had no effect, reports said. The prongs stuck to his multiple layers of clothing but did not have contact with […]

USA – Sixty Year-Old Mentally Ill Man Dies in Isolation Cell Hours Snohomish County, Washington After Police Tasing (2012-09-17)

Posted on September 17 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In an all-too-typical tragedy, 60-yr-old Bill Williams was arrested for shoplifting at a gas station. He had recently stopped taking his medication, and his family said they called the police and his case manager the previous week saying he needed to be hospitalized. Instead, the police shot him with a Taser and […]