A 37-year-old Muldrow man was charged in Sequoyah County District Court in Sallisaw on Feb. 22 with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and misdemeanor counts of drug paraphernalia and obstructing and resisting an officer.
Brian Blount is free on a $9,000 bond.
According to the Sallisaw Police Department report filed with the charges, Blount was seen by officers at the hospital in Sallisaw and was identified as having a warrant for his arrest. When the officer tried to stop Blount, he ran south, the report indicates
The officer then used his Taser when Blount refused the order to stop. The charge hit Blount in the back. Blount, who was laying on the ground at that time, was ordered to turn over and refused, and was Tasered again. Blount then told the officer, “he had given up,” and was handcuffed and arrested.
Blount was placed in the back seat of the officer’s patrol car, and, when observed later, was seen to have a small plastic bag near his feet on the vehicle’s floor. The substance in the plastic bag field tested positive for methamphetamine.
Blount was booked into the Sallisaw jail where he was booked without incident.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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