Spencer Man Struggles With Officers During Probation Violation Arrest

A struggle occurred and multiple charges were issued during the Monday morning arrest of a Spencer man, who was wanted for probation violation.

According to the Spencer Police Department, officers were sent to a residence at 916 2nd Avenue West at around 11:20am Monday for a warrant check. Upon arrival, officers located 32-year-old Daniel Douglas. During the attempted arrest, Douglas fled from police on foot before he was stopped a short distance later. During the stop, Douglas continued to resist, which led to a struggle and a taser was deployed. Douglas was able to remove the taser from the officer as the altercation continued. He was eventually taken into custody and transported to the Clay County Jail.

Douglas was charged with the probation violation warrant, as well as Disarming a Police Officer, a class D felony…and Interference With Official Acts, a simple misdemeanor. Douglas was booked into the Clay County Jail on a ten-thousand dollar bond.

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