Archive for the 'Youths using tasers' Category

SAUDI ARABIA – In worrying new trend, tasers prove a hit among youth (2013-08-12)

Posted on August 12 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Warning of the widespread availability of taser guns (generic tasers? Or TASER-manufactured?), supposedly for self-defense, and how these will be used to carry out criminal activities, despite being potentially lethal ]] Saudi Gazette report DAMMAM – Taser guns are commonly available and widely popular among the country’s youth, worrying many that […]

USA (?) – Batman Arm Armor with Pip-Boy iPhone Dock (2011-12-23)

Posted on December 23 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : [From an unchecked web-site …. ] This clearly is NOT a TASER Inc. product, but a name-borrowing App, inspired by Batman pyrotechnics with a taser-like stungun. The claim is: The Armstar – said to be partly owned by Kevin Costler – is a stun device, camera, flash light, and optionally an […]

DUBAI / UNITED ARAB EMIRATES : Armed fights among youth [including using tasers] worry families (2011-05-15)

Posted on May 15 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Post from Dubai (UAE) reports rising concern over youth violence (12-14 year-olds in gangs), in the United Arab Republic where knives, sticks, swords and other sharp tool and tasers (generic term?) are sold over the counter. There is a single reference to “tasers” (in bold here): ” … The fighting kids used […]

AUSTRIA – Air pressure gun gang cracked (2011-03-09)

Posted on March 9 2011 by admin

[[GlobalShock: Police raid the house of a youth gandg and find … confiscate “several air pressure guns but also batons and taser guns at their homes” (Note: the taser is also a “air-pressure gun”).]] Seven young men are facing youth crime charges for causing damages of more than 10,000 Euros in recent weeks. The […]

UK – Stun gun gang shock robbed victims (2011-02-01)

Posted on February 1 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “A gang which used a stun gun to rob victims in Stevenage is being hunted by police in Stevanage” , a town of some 100,00 in Hertfordshire, southern England. Tasers – or some other stun-gun, but it’s hard to imagine which – are becoming part of the arsenal of petty theft in […]