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Police use stun gun after suspect reportedly refused to cooperate with officers

By Stephanie Montano, smontano@krcrtv.com
Published On: Jun 09 2013 08:15:40 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 09 2013 08:29:59 PM CDT
RED BLUFF, Calif. -

Police in Red Bluff used a stun gun on a man after they said he refused to cooperate. The incident happened around 11 p.m. Saturday.

Red Bluff police said Lance Ward, 43,  got angry with employees at the Food Maxx off Belle Mill Road. Ward refused to leave when asked.

When police arrived on scene Ward allegedly tried to hit an officer.

Red Bluff Police said a second officer took his taser out and tased him three times before they got him into handcuffs.

Ward had minor injuries and was evaluated at St.Elizabeth hospital before being booked into the Tehama County Jail.