Officers Use Taser To Subdue Man After Police Chase

By: James Warde Email
By: James Warde Email
A man whom officers used a Taser to subdue after a chase was jailed Tuesday.

(Photo by James Warde)

WACO (March 11, 2013) -- A man is in police custody after a late night police chase.

Waco Police report a man was arrested after he fled from officers following an earlier incident at Gholson Road and Herring Avenue in Waco.

A police pursuit ensued.

The man was finally stopped at a red light at the corner of Lake Shore Drive and North 19th Street in Waco.

Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton identified the man as Roderick Dugas, 44.

Swanton said officers used a Taser to subdue Dugas, who was taken to the McLennan County Jail.

He's facing charges of evading and resisting arrest.

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