CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Shortly after 8 p.m., a sweaty, shirtless man allegedly showed up in a garage of a homeowner just off Coral Ridge Drive in Coral Springs last week and attempted to steal her car, a police report said.

Unable to start the car, the man -- later identified as Chase Boutwell, 21, of Coral Springs -- tried to get into the house on NW 26 Street on Oct. 18, but the homeowner shut the door in time and held down the lock as Boutwell pulled on the door handle, the report said.

After that, Boutwell took off, and, moments later, a police officer spotting Boutwell walking down the middle of a road.

Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

The officer ordered Boutwell to the ground, but Boutwell ran off and tried to enter another house, the report said.  

At that point, the officer fired his Taser at Boutwell after Boutwell refused to get on the ground, the report said.

Now on the ground, Boutwell resisted and, when the officer couldn’t see Boutwell’s arm, which was under him, the officer fired the Taser again at Boutwell.

According to the report, Boutwell continued having violent outbursts and, by then, more officers and paramedics arrived who administered the anesthetic drug Ketamine to control his outbursts.

Boutwell was charged with burglary, grand theft motor vehicle, resisting arrest with violence, and obstructing officer without violence, the report said.

He was taken to Broward County Jail.

 

More Coral Springs Local News:

- Coral Springs Considers Building New Affordable Housing On Riverside Drive

- Tuesday Coronavirus Update For Coral Springs, and More News

- More than 200 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected From Homes in Coral Springs Event

- Man Arrested After Running From Coral Springs Massage Business Facing Cease-And-Desist Order

- Finding Inspiration in Coral Springs, Filmmaker Set To Debut First Movie This Week

 

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for FREE TAPinto Coral Springs E-News alerts to be the first to read about all things Coral Springs.

Download the FREE TAPinto App. Click here for Android - Click here for iOS for breaking news, traffic/weather alerts, and special offers.

Have an idea for a story? Looking to advertise? Email Editor/Publisher Leon Fooksman: lfooksman@tapinto.net.