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Nacogdoches Co. Sheriff's Office: Man who fought with deputies shocked, hit with pepper balls

Jeremie Tennison (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail) Jeremie Tennison (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) -

Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 29-year-old man on Tuesday after he allegedly fought them when they tried to serve an arrest warrant on him.

Jeremie Glen Tennison, 29, of Cushing, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a third-degree assaulting a public servant charge, a third-degree assaulting a family member and causing bodily injury twice within 12 months charge, two third-degree bail jumping charges, and two misdemeanor failure to appear charges. No bail amounts have been set at this time.

According to the narrative on the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office daily activity report, deputies went to a home in the 100 block of County Road 880 on Tuesday in an attempt to find a wanted fugitive.

The NCSO deputies found Tennison in the front yard and started giving him commands. Tennison refused and started fighting the deputies, the report stated. He allegedly fought them had enough that the deputies had to shock him with a Taser and shoot him with a pepper ball gun in an effort to get him to comply.

Tennison continued to fight until the deputies were able to restrain him with handcuff, the affidavit stated.

The affidavit stated that after Tennison was taken to a Nacogdoches hospital and treated for minor injuries, he was taken to the county jail.

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