Florida man tries to flee deputies on a riding lawn mower

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CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) – A Florida man is facing several charges after deputies used a taser to stop him as he tried to avoid arrest by fleeing on a riding lawn mower.

The Okaloosa County sheriff’s office was trying to serve arrest warrants on the 40-year-old man on Saturday and found him on the mower in a backyard.

They shouted at him to stop and get on the ground when he tried to escape on the mower. Deputies chased him on foot before using a taser on the man.

When he was finally caught, deputies found him with a revolver, a handcuff key and a pipe with methamphetamine residue.

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7/10/2022 4:10:21 PM (GMT -5:00)

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