Man tased after grabbing butcher knife

Parker Police Department

On January 30, 2013 at approx. 2:00 pm Parker and CRIT Police Officers responded to a call of people fighting in the area of Eagle and Riverside Drive in Parker.

When officers arrived the suspect was found inside of his home yelling at relatives and moving around in a violent manner. When the officers asked the suspect to calm down he ran into the kitchen, grabbed a butcher knife and in a threatening manner confronted the officers. Before the suspect could advance the officers used their tasers and subdued him.

The suspect was arrested and transported by CRIT PD. For further information please contact the Parker Police Department at (928) 669-2264 or at CRIT PD may also be contacted at (928) 669-1386.