Police use stun gun on uncooperative suspect

A local man was arrested after Columbus police used a stun gun to subdue him after a disturbance.

Anthony J. Schuette, 43, 703 Hutchins St., was arrested on charges of domestic battery and resisting law enforcement after police were called to the 700 block of Hutchins Avenue at about 4:45 p.m. Saturday about a person who had been battered, said Sgt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman.

The victim told officers she had been smacked and punched, Harris said.

Officers attempted to talk to Schuette, who began shouting obscenities at officers, Harris said.

Schuette had his right hand concealed behind an apartment door and refused to cooperate with officers, Harris said.

Schuette tossed a bottle in the area where officers were standing and was approaching officers when police used the stun gun to subdue him, Harris said.

After a check from paramedics, Schuette was arrested on charges of domestic battery and resisting law enforcement, Harris said.

He is being held in the Bartholomew County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond, jail officials said.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at jmcclure@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5631.