St. George police use Taser to subdue suspect


Save Story
Leer en espaƱol

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

ST. GEORGE -- Police in St. George used a Taser on a suspect after they say he attacked an officer trying to take him into custody.

Officers responded to reports of a family fight Sunday afternoon on the 1600 West block of 1190 North. When they arrived, they say 20-year-old Chad Jones refused to follow instructions to get down on the ground. Instead, they say he ran at officers and threw a rock at one. Officers then used a Taser on him and arrested him.

Jones is charged with aggravated assault against a police officer, failure to stop at the command of a law enforcement officer, public intoxication, and other crimes.

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics

Utah

STAY IN THE KNOW

Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the KSL.com Trending 5.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast