News

Actions

Tulsa police use taser to arrest suspect

Web-Default-Image-KJRH_1280x720.png
Posted at 11:38 AM, Mar 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-26 12:43:25-04

TULSA - Police arrested a man after he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriends parent's home and attempted to flee from police.

Police say 28-year-old Xavier Garcia-Santiago broke into the home just before 3 in the morning Saturday. Police say they tried to arrest Satiago, but he fled on foot.

Police say after chasing the suspect and placing him into the back of a patrol car, he "jumped out and took off running."

Police say they had to use a taser to bring Satiago into custody.

Santiago faces several charges, including 1st degree burglary, escape from arrest, assault and battery on a police officer and public intoxication.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android and Kindle devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook