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Police: Woman met man on dating app, held him up using a pink taser

Boston Herald

And then there are really bad dates. A Washington state woman with a pink taser was arrested on Tuesday after she was accused of trying to hold up a man she had met online, Boston police said. Selena Rivera-Apodaca, 24, of Kent, Wash., is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on Wednesday on a charge of armed robbery. Shortly before noon on Tuesday, officers went to the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 1 Avenue De LaFayette in response to a radio call about an armed robbery. When they arrived, police said, officers were met by a man who said he had met a woman on an online dating app.


APNewsBreak: Ex-trooper charged had other Taser misconduct

FOX News

DETROIT – Michigan State Police tried but failed to suspend a trooper for his use of a stun gun months before he fired a Taser at a teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.


Former Tennessee cop faces up to 20 years in prison after admitting to 3 rapes, using stun gun in plea agreement

FOX News

Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 6 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com A former Tennessee police officer could face up to 20 years in prison after reaching a plea deal Wednesday in which he reportedly admitted to raping three women in his custody and using a stun gun to hold a fourth against her will. Desmond Logan, 33, pleaded guilty to two counts of deprivation of rights for a case surrounding a 2018 rape, a separate incident at the University of Tennessee at Chatanooga involving a Taser, and two additional rapes from 2015 and 2016 which were listed as "relevant conduct" under the agreement terms, according to the Times Free Press. Logan was accused of raping a woman in June 2018 after she was placed under arrest early one morning.


Woman Allegedly Tased Son To Wake Him Up For Church On Easter

International Business Times

A woman in Arizona was arrested after police alleged she used a taser to wake up her 16-year-old son for Easter church service, reports said Monday. Sharron Dobbins, 40, reportedly told the police in Phoenix she "only sparked the taser to get the kids up for church on Easter," according to court records obtained by KTVK, an independent station in Phoenix. Dobbins denied she actually used the contact taser on anyone. Dobbins was charged with child abuse after she was accused of using the taser on her 16-year-old son's leg at their Phoenix residence. Dobbin's other son, 17, and her 18-year-old nephew were also in the room of the apartment and witnessed the alleged incident around 7:45 a.m. EDT on April 1, which was Easter Sunday, police said.


Texas police officer charged after fatal shooting of woman who grabbed his stun gun, prosecutors say

FOX News

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. A Texas police officer is facing assault charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a 44-year-old woman after a struggle over the officer's Taser, prosecutors said Monday. A Harris County grand jury indicted Baytown Officer Juan Delacruz for shooting Pamela Turner in the parking lot of an apartment complex where they both lived in May 2019. FILE: Antoinette Dorsey-James holds a picture of her sister Pamela Turner during a news conference outside the Harris County Civil Court in Houston.