ST. LOUIS, MO – Arnold Police used a stun gun to arrest a man after he collided with a light pole and attempted to flee the scene, according to Leader Publications.
On May 4th, a 56-year-old man driving a 2007 Hummer ran into a light pole on Highway 141 near Lone Star Drive.
Police arrived and asked the man to turn off the engine and exit the vehicle.
The man did not comply with police. Police attempted to remove the man with a baton but failed. The police used a stun gun to remove the man from his vehicle after he allegedly reached under his seat.
Police report that drugs were found in the man’s vehicle.
The driver had injuries from the head-on collision and marks from the stun gun. He refused medical treatment.
He was taken to the police station and released on summons to appear in Arnold Municipal Court for careless driving, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest.
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