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Foot chase ends when suspect is Tased
STURGIS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A White Pigeon man is behind bars in St. Joseph County Friday morning after he was Tased, ending a long foot chase.
Sturgis police say it all started when they tried to approach a man on a bicycle in the area of North Clay Street and Washington.
He was riding at night without a light, which is illegal in Michigan.
Police say the man sped away from them, then ditched the bike and started to run.
Officers caught up to him on a porch in the 300 block of North Clay Street. He resisted officers, so they Tased him.
It turns out the suspect had a misdemeanor warrant. Now he's facing felony charges.