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Naked man tased by law enforcement

Updated: Nov 25, 2020

The Meade County Messenger and MCKY News was sent this video of what appears to be a naked man being tased by a law enforcement official. More details to come!


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 Staff Report

 A naked man was tased and arrested on Nov. 21 in Brandenburg.

 According to law enforcement officials, Meade County Dispatch received a 911 call from the area of Darnall Ave. in Brandenburg. The caller advised that a naked man was carrying items from his apartment out into the yard, exposing himself to children and adults in the area.

 A deputy arrived on scene to find a naked adult male, identified as Timothy Earl Richmond, walking towards him from a pile of garbage in the yard. The deputy asked Richmond what he was doing and why he was naked. Richmond allegedly stated, “I haven’t broken the law and I’m a free man of God and not ashamed of what he gave me.”

 The deputy told Richmond to turn around and put his feet together and his hands behind his back. Richmond asked why. The deputy informed him that they had received multiple complaints about him. The deputy advised Richmond that he could not be naked outside.

 Richmond then allegedly balled up his fist in an aggressive manner and began to yell at the deputy and curse about God and how he was going into the house and the deputy was supposed to protect him. The deputy began to back up, and Richmond took one step towards him. The deputy advised Richmond to back up, then deployed his taser.

 After being tased and falling to the ground, Richmond was told to roll over. He refused. Other deputies arrived and tried to roll him over, and th