A naked man was tasered by police after he allegedly bit a police dog. The incident happened in Utah in late October, but Erasmo Guadalupe Garcia-Serna failed to show yesterday for his court hearing on charges of lewdness, disorderly conduct, and biting a dog, and now faces a $25,000 arrest warrant.
“Garcia-Serna first came into contact with authorities on Oct. 28, when police in West Valley, Utah, allegedly found him naked, yelling and trying to rip the gas hoses off the pumps,” the Raw Story reports.
“I said, ‘I’ve got a police dog, get on the ground, you’re gonna get bit by the dog,’” Officer Todd Zahlmann told KUTV-TV. “He kept coming at me in a very threatening manner, so I released Lobo.”
Lobo, Zahlmann’s K-9 partner, then charged the suspect and bit him in the chest. But Garcia-Serna then reportedly began biting the dog on the neck.
Garcia-Serna was arrested and jailed but released in November pending yesterday’s appearance date.
Video via KUTV-TV
Image of dog (not Lobo!) by Michael Pereckas via Wikimedia
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