FIRST ON KHQ.COM: Man Tased After Throwing Bike At Officer - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

FIRST ON KHQ.COM: Man Tased After Throwing Bike At Officer

Posted: Updated:

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Liberty Lake Police spotted a man on a bicycle driving with and against traffic on a busy Barker road just before the lunch hour. Police arrested 25-year-old Daniel Taylor after he crashed the bike at the intersection of Cataldo and Barker and threw his bicycle at the police officer.

Taylor is well known to law enforcement. He was driving in and out of traffic and then crashed his bicycle after police used sirens and their air horn trying to get him to stop. After throwing the bicycle at the officer, Taylor threw the bicycle off the road. Once he was off the road the officer deployed his taser. Police transported Taylor to the Spokane County Jail.

The incident took place right next to the Liberty Lake, Spokane Valley city lines.

TWEET FROM ALEX:

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Just confirmed man involved is 25-year-old Daniel M. Taylor, "well known to police."

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Man ended up crashing in middle of intersection threw bike at officer then to side of the road. Now in custody.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Man was on bike weaving in and out of traffic. Police tried to stop him w/ sirens and air horn, man didn't listen.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Liberty Lake officer utilized taser on man after he threw this bike at the officer.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: This incident was called out over scanner as code 6, officer needs assistance

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Cataldo and Barker is the exact intersection of the scene here. One fire truck, several police officers standing by.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Police talking about incident. Not sure what happened yet, but it appears it has been resolved.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: On our way to some type of a police situation in Spokane Valley. Lots of concern over the scanner. Update soon.

>>>CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW ALEX ON TWITTER

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk ‘betrayal’

    Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk ‘betrayal’

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:38 AM EST2018-02-24 09:38:32 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - As President Donald Trump talked this week about banning “bump stocks” and curbing young people’s access to guns, the gun owners and advocates who helped propel his political rise talked about desertion and betrayal.

    More >>

    WASHINGTON (AP) - As President Donald Trump talked this week about banning “bump stocks” and curbing young people’s access to guns, the gun owners and advocates who helped propel his political rise talked about desertion and betrayal.

    More >>
  • US wins Olympic gold in men’s curling

    US wins Olympic gold in men’s curling

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:31 AM EST2018-02-24 09:31:40 GMT

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a stunning and decisive upset of Sweden. John Shuster skipped the United States to a 10-7 victory on Saturday for only the second curling medal in U.S. history. Shuster was part of the other one, too, as the lead thrower on Pete Fenson’s bronze-winning team in Turin in 2006.

    More >>

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a stunning and decisive upset of Sweden. John Shuster skipped the United States to a 10-7 victory on Saturday for only the second curling medal in U.S. history. Shuster was part of the other one, too, as the lead thrower on Pete Fenson’s bronze-winning team in Turin in 2006.

    More >>
  • One dead, one injured in crash on Highway 395 near Deer Park

    One dead, one injured in crash on Highway 395 near Deer Park

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:33 AM EST2018-02-24 06:33:14 GMT

    DEER PARK, Wash. - Washington State Patrol is investigating a crash on Highway 395 near Deer Park. WSP officials said they were working to rescue two people who were trapped as a result of the crash Friday evening. Troopers said two cars were involved and there are serious injuries.  Highway 395 is blocked in both directions. Traffic is being divert southbound at Owens and northbound at Burrows.  Avoid the area if possible. 

    More >>

    DEER PARK, Wash. - Washington State Patrol is investigating a crash on Highway 395 near Deer Park. WSP officials said they were working to rescue two people who were trapped as a result of the crash Friday evening. Troopers said two cars were involved and there are serious injuries.  Highway 395 is blocked in both directions. Traffic is being divert southbound at Owens and northbound at Burrows.  Avoid the area if possible. 

    More >>