Dougherty County man tazed after running twice from cops

Dougherty County man tazed after running twice from cops

DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) - A Dougherty County man was tazed by officers after running from them twice during a traffic stop.

Ellery Simmons was charged with obstruction and misdemeanor marijuana possession.

About 6:20 Tuesday night Simmons sped away when Dougherty County Police pulled him over for running a stop sign on Oakridge Drive.

Officers found him on Hickory Lane where he attempted to run from officers but was stopped with a stun device.

Simmons was released from jail on $3000 bond Wednesday.

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