Skip to comments.Police: Man who used baby as shield shocked by Taser ( WA )
Posted on 08/24/2012 7:14:37 AM PDT by george76
BREMERTON A 30-year-old Suquamish man holding a baby as police tried to arrest him for a probation violation was shocked with a Taser Tuesday afternoon...
An officer on National Avenue at Kitsap Way spotted the man "with a small child in tow" and recognized the 30-year-old, also finding he had a state probation violation warrant.
The ... officer told him he wasn't free to go and the 30-year-old picked up 1-year-old child in his arms, in what the officer said was an attempt to use "the child as a shield," ...
The ... officer said he used his Taser behind the 30-year-old so as to avoid the child, at which time a meth pipe reportedly fell from the suspect's pocket.
The officer said the man tried to stomp the pipe
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Any grown man who uses a baby as a shield deserves a bullet to the head.
Gee, he’s holding a baby. Let’s taze him! Absolutely NO harm could come to the kid, right?
he officer stopped in front of the man in his patrol car, emerged and drew his Taser. He advised the 30-year-old he had a warrant. The man replied “That is not me,” and that he should “at least get my wife.” But the officer told him he wasn’t free to go and the 30-year-old picked up 1-year-old child in his arms, in what the officer said was an attempt to use “the child as a shield,” reports said.
Let’s see. Let the child’s mother retrieve the child or tase the man holding the child? Decisions, decisions....
Why aren’t we told what the warrant was for? Could it be that the nature of the warrant (assuming this was the correct man) would not justify the use of tasing him?
Fool. Now they get to slap one of those "tampering with evidence" charges on top.