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Drunk Driving Suspect Tased

A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVING -- IN A STOLEN VEHICLE -- REMAINED IN THE SALT LAKE COUNTY JAIL MONDAY, AFTER POLICE SAY HE RAN INTO A TELEPHONE POLE, AND THEN DRAGGED DEBRIS FROM THE POLE, SEVERAL BLOCKS.

RICHARD MESSINA IS EXPECTED TO BE CHARGED WITH D-U-I...RESISTING ARREST... AND DRIVING A STOLEN VEHICLE.

THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED ON 45TH SOUTH, NEAR 15TH EAST.

POLICE HAD TO DEPLOY A TASER TO TAKE THE SUSPECT INTO CUSTODY.

THERE WERE NO SERIOUS INJURIES, OR OTHER CARS INVOLVED.

 

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