Police Report: Officer Assaulted When Drunk Subject Takes Taser

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MILLINOCKET, Maine (WABI) A man from Millinocket has been formally charged with assaulting an officer.

Police say it happened in October when 46-year-old Ra Romano was seen on a road in Millinocket.

Police say Romano and two others were acting drunk and walking in and out of traffic.

They say Romano was warned about his conduct and became unruly.

Police say when an officer tried to arrest him, Romano grabbed his tazer, and used it on the officer.

Romano is also charged with aggravated criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, obstructing a public way, and refusing to submit to arrest.