Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Man Stops Robbery with His Taser, Is Charged with Felony Possession of a Weapon

Man Stops Robbery with His Taser, Is Charged with Felony Possession of a Weapon 


A woman attempted to rob a bar in La Crosse, Wisconsin, but was thwarted by a customer with a taser. The police are making sure justice is served and have arrested the woman.

They arrested the man with the taser, too. That’s because it’s against the law in Wisconsin to carry a taser without a permit.

The incident took place in the early morning hours at King’s Korner bar. A former employee pointed a gun at the bartender and demanded the money in the cash register. But customer Jeff Steele brandished his taser at the burglar, and she ran off. She was apprehended shortly thereafter.

Steele didn’t actually use the taser, according to the batender. Still, he will face a felony weapons charge, according to WKBT: