A Collier County sheriff’s deputy stated he used a Taser on a homeless lady Tuesday after she tried to money a $300 cast verify at an East Naples financial institution and fled.
Eleanor A. Colon, 24, faces expenses of uttering a cast instrument, grand theft and resisting a regulation enforcement officer with out violence.
The deputy reported that he arrived on the Areas Financial institution department within the 4900 block of U.S. forty one E. about 2:forty five p.m. after a financial institution worker referred to as a few lady making an attempt to money what seemed to be a cast examine.
The deputy stated Colon advised him she was making an attempt to money a verify she had acquired for cleansing somebody’s home.
When the deputy was interviewing a financial institution teller, Colon fled the financial institution, and the deputy pursued her on foot.
He stated he ordered her to cease a number of occasions, and she or he refused, operating via a parking zone at Hammock Cove Plaza.
Because the deputy closed in on Colon, he reported, he advised her he was going to make use of his Taser. He did, and the Taser hit Colon’s shoulder and again, inflicting her to fall immediately.
Medical crews took Colon to a Naples hospital for minor accidents.
Colon is a documented member of a road gang, the deputy reported.
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