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Man tazed three times after burglary in Barron County

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By: Staff Email
Deputies say a man was tazed three times after he burglarized a home in Barron County.

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Barron County, Wis. (WEAU) -- Deputies say a man was tazed three times after he burglarized a home in Barron County.

The Barron County Sheriff's Department says around 6:00 p.m. they got a call from a man in Turtle Lake saying he had been robbed, and the suspect was passed out in the car.

When deputies arrived, they found 22-year-old Andrew Murtaugh in the back of a car. It says he then resisted arrest and was tazed three times by a deputy.

It says Murtaugh is being held in jail awaiting formal charges.


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