A Tussle and a Taser: Vermont Man Resists Arrest, Police Say
LEBANON — After putting up a fight, a Vermont man was arrested, police said.
On Tuesday at 1 a.m. police saw a man walking away from a vehicle that had crased into a snowbank on Plainfield Road.
An officer approached the man identified as Brodie Jarrett, 22, of White River Junction, Vermont, and tried to detain him while he investigated the crash.
Jarrett then assaulted the officer and tried to run, police said.
The officer caught up to Jarrett and began to tussle with him as more officers arrived on the scene, police said.
Officers used a Taser to try to subdue Jarrett, but he assault the officers and ran off again, police said.
The officers caught up with Jarrett down the road where they took him into custody.
Jarrett has been charged with class A misdemeanor counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated, conduct after an accident, resisting arrest or detention and simple assault on a police officer.
Jarrett's blood alcohol concentration was more than twice the legal limit, police said.
He was scheduled to be arraigned in Lebanon district court Tuesday.