MOUNT UNION - A Mount Union man was Tasered twice and arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and multiple other charges Tuesday night, Mount Union Police Department reports.
Police said at 10:33 p.m. officers were conducting an unrelated traffic stop for a minor violation on Kistler Road near the Kistler Bridge when Talen Anthony Trice, 18, emerged from the woods wielding a large knife and held it in a threatening manner toward police officers and the driver of the vehicle.
According to the report, police ordered the man to put the weapon down at gunpoint and the man refused. Police said a struggle ensued and a Taser was deployed on Trice.
Police said Trice broke free and ran from police and after a short pursuit on foot, Trice was taken into custody after being Tasered for a second time.
According to the report, Trice was taken to J.C. Blair Hospital for evaluation of any injuries.
Police said Trice was charged with two felony counts of criminal attempt aggravated assault on law enforcement officers, one felony count of criminal attempt aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one felony count of flight to avoid apprehension, one misdemeanor count of possession of prohibited offensive weapons, three misdemeanor counts of simple assault, one misdemeanor count of resisting arrest, three misdemeanor counts of recklessly endangering another person, one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct and three counts of summary harassment.
Police said Trice was arraigned and committed to the Huntingdon County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court.