FIRST ON KHQ.COM: Man Tased After Throwing Bike At Officer - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

FIRST ON KHQ.COM: Man Tased After Throwing Bike At Officer

Posted: Updated:

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Liberty Lake Police spotted a man on a bicycle driving with and against traffic on a busy Barker road just before the lunch hour. Police arrested 25-year-old Daniel Taylor after he crashed the bike at the intersection of Cataldo and Barker and threw his bicycle at the police officer.

Taylor is well known to law enforcement. He was driving in and out of traffic and then crashed his bicycle after police used sirens and their air horn trying to get him to stop. After throwing the bicycle at the officer, Taylor threw the bicycle off the road. Once he was off the road the officer deployed his taser. Police transported Taylor to the Spokane County Jail.

The incident took place right next to the Liberty Lake, Spokane Valley city lines.

TWEET FROM ALEX:

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Just confirmed man involved is 25-year-old Daniel M. Taylor, "well known to police."

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Man ended up crashing in middle of intersection threw bike at officer then to side of the road. Now in custody.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Man was on bike weaving in and out of traffic. Police tried to stop him w/ sirens and air horn, man didn't listen.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Liberty Lake officer utilized taser on man after he threw this bike at the officer.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: This incident was called out over scanner as code 6, officer needs assistance

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Cataldo and Barker is the exact intersection of the scene here. One fire truck, several police officers standing by.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: Police talking about incident. Not sure what happened yet, but it appears it has been resolved.

TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: On our way to some type of a police situation in Spokane Valley. Lots of concern over the scanner. Update soon.

>>>CLICK HERE TO FOLLOW ALEX ON TWITTER

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • PHOTOS JUST IN: Devastation from Carlton Complex; 300 homes burned

    PHOTOS JUST IN: Devastation from Carlton Complex; 300 homes burned

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:07:59 GMT
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - The Okanogan County Sheriff says the Carlton Complex wildfire has many more homes than previously thought. Sheriff Frank Rogers said Friday that the Carlton Complex fire has consumed about 300 homes this month. His office previously placed the number at 150, but he said then he knew it would rise.>>
    TWISP, Wash. (AP) - The Okanogan County Sheriff says the Carlton Complex wildfire has many more homes than previously thought. Sheriff Frank Rogers said Friday that the Carlton Complex fire has consumed about 300 homes this month. His office previously placed the number at 150, but he said then he knew it would rise.>>
  • 44 Riverside homes destroyed or damaged in storm

    44 Riverside homes destroyed or damaged in storm

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:46:53 GMT
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - Many families were still at the Red Cross Shelter set up at Riverside High School in Riverside this morning.An afternoon storm destroyed or damaged 44 of their homes and knocked down close to 100 trees in Riverside Village Mobile Home Park.Many residents said the storm looked like a tornado as it swept through their neighborhood.>>
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - Many families were still at the Red Cross Shelter set up at Riverside High School in Riverside this morning.An afternoon storm destroyed or damaged 44 of their homes and knocked down close to 100 trees in Riverside Village Mobile Home Park.Many residents said the storm looked like a tornado as it swept through their neighborhood.>>
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Dog passes out from overwhelming joy at owners return

    VIRAL VIDEO: Dog passes out from overwhelming joy at owners return

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:26:12 GMT
    KHQ.COM - A woman who left her dog in the care of friends while she moved away for two years, got an unexpected and heart melting reaction from her little schnauzer, Casey, when she returned. This video has gone viral since it was posted July 24th with over 17 million views as of July 28th.>>
    KHQ.COM - A woman who left her dog in the care of friends while she moved away for two years, got an unexpected and heart melting reaction from her little schnauzer, Casey, when she returned. This video has gone viral since it was posted July 24th with over 17 million views as of July 28th.>>
  • Top Stories from KHQTop StoriesMore>>

  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: KHQ special, 'Beyond the Fire Lines'

    IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: KHQ special, 'Beyond the Fire Lines'

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:56:26 GMT
    KHQ.COM - For over a week, we've heard hundreds of heartbreaking stories from people who have lost everything, to those who refuse to let the firestorm break their spirits. From communities rallying together, to the heroes on the front lines, all that and more inside "Beyond the Fire Lines." If you missed it you can check out the videos inside this article.>>
    KHQ.COM - For over a week, we've heard hundreds of heartbreaking stories from people who have lost everything, to those who refuse to let the firestorm break their spirits. From communities rallying together, to the heroes on the front lines, all that and more inside "Beyond the Fire Lines." If you missed it you can check out the videos inside this article.>>
  • Fugitive profiled on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed in NYC shootout

    Fugitive profiled on CNN's 'The Hunt' killed in NYC shootout

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:55:49 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded. The U.S. Marshals Service says it happened in the West Village when a fugitive apprehension task force tried to make an arrest.>>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded. The U.S. Marshals Service says it happened in the West Village when a fugitive apprehension task force tried to make an arrest.
    >>
  • Zillow buying Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal

    Zillow buying Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:16:27 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia's stock rose more than 16 percent in Monday premarket trading, while Zillow's stock fell more than 3 percent.>>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia's stock rose more than 16 percent in Monday premarket trading, while Zillow's stock fell more than 3 percent.
    >>