Former Brunswick Co. jailer caught up in lawsuit
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 4:53pm.

videoWe have learned more information about a Brunswick County jailer who was fired. Last week Sheriff John Ingram says Henry Williams shoved an inmate in leg restraints, which led to his termination.

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ONLY ON 3: Man tased at basketball game speaks out
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 11:59pm.

video A Whiteville man who police say was tased for disorderly conduct and assaulting an officer says that the Whiteville Police were out of line.

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FIRST ON 3: Fan tasered by police at Whiteville game
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 02/15/2013 - 9:16pm.

videoA fan was tasered by police tonight at Whiteville High School as the Wolfpack took on the South Brunswick Cougars. It's the second time this year there has been fan misconduct at a Whiteville basketball game.

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Wake Forest Baptist study suggests Tasers don’t cause cardiac complications
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 1:24pm.

Taser shots to the chest are no more dangerous than those delivered to other body locations, according to a new study by one of the country’s leading experts on the devices.

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Trooper zaps trainee in buttocks
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 3:45pm.

Ouch! A State Highway Patrol training officer horsing around at the magistrates office in the Wake County Jail last month accidentally stunned a trainee in the buttock with a Taser. It happened in the early morning hours of Nov. 27, when the training officer pulled the trigger of his Taser without a cartridge loaded. That makes a loud popping noise, but doesn’t fire the weapon.

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Fayetteville police remove Tasers for safety check
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 08/30/2011 - 8:12am.

The Fayetteville Police Department is taking a brand of stun guns off the streets to determine whether it's safe to use after a man died while officers tried to subdue him with an electric shock.

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NC man charged with using boy as stun gun shield
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 11:34am.

Gastonia police have arrested a man they say tried to use a boy to shield the man from officers and their Taser.

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NC suspect dies after police shoot him with Taser
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/21/2011 - 1:12pm.

Charlotte police say a man has died after being shot with a Taser by one of their officers.

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Suspect in Gastonia shocked after sausage theft attempt
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/31/2011 - 10:05am.

Gastonia police used a Taser to subdue a man accused of resisting arrest and trying to steal sausage and other items from stores.

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Bladen County settles Taser death case
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Mon, 06/07/2010 - 11:40am.

Billy Ray Cook died in April 2006 after deputies Tased him while trying to arrest him. Lawyers for his estate claimed they may have used the Taser as many as 38 times on Cook.

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