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102. ... WRAL reports officers had responded to a 911 call Monday night about a man who had fallen off
off his bicycle in the parking lot of a bank. The caller told dispatchers that the man appeared drunk and may have hurt himself ... Turner got out of the car and yelled for Anthony to stop. When Anthony didn't, the officer used a stun gun on him, causing him to fall off of his bike ...
N.C. probes death of bicyclist tased by police /

... Freeman said her brother was disabled, suffered from seizures and had trouble hearing. She said he was riding his bike home from her house on Sunday night ...
Posted: 5:46 p.m. Tuesday
Updated: 11:02 a.m. Wednesday
Halifax County man dies after being shot with stun gun /

... 61- year old Roger "Rabbit" Anthony died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Pitt County Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death as force blunt trauma to the head after a fall ...
SBI Investigates Halifax County Man's Death
By Jasmine Spencer
POSTED: 6:23 pm EST November 23, 2011
UPDATED: 11:35 pm EST November 23, 2011

... Police Chief Joe Williams told The Daily Herald the officer involved in Mondays stun gun incident, John Turner, has been placed on administrative leave ... I sent him home on paid leave until the outcome of the investigation, Williams said ... At this particular time, we are preparing everything to turn over to the SBI, Williams said ...
Cause of death ruling could take three months

... The mayor of Scotland Neck called for North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation to look into what happened. He says Anthony did not pose a threat. Wednesday morning an SBI spokeswoman told WITN News they were asked by Scotland Neck police and the district attorney to investigate the death. Turner, who has only been on the force for a month, has been placed on desk duty.
Updated: 7:51 PM Nov 23, 2011
SBI Now Investigating Halifax County Taser Death

... The family says they will be taking legal action against the police station.
Family: Police Should Never Have Tased Him
By: Jonathan Rodriguez
Published: November 22, 2011
Updated: November 23, 2011 - 11:44 AM /

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