Brookings police use a Taser on an uncooperative woman and it
has no effect.
Lt. Derrick Powers says they were called to Danny's Lounge just after
10:00 o'clock Saturday night because a female employee had been
assaulted by another woman.
When police arrived, then woman was being restrained outside by
a male employee. The woman refused to cooperate with police and
put up a struggle. She was warned that a Taser would be used, but
she continued to resist. The device was used and it had no effect on
She continued to struggle but police were evenutally able to get her
The 34-year-old Brookings woman is charged with simple assault
and obstructing a law enforcement officer.
The 22-year-old victim had some swelling and bruising and refused