Police Taser UVU student who disrupted play
Wednesday , September 19, 2012 - 9:47 AM
OREM— When Utah Valley Universityput on a play Monday night, the most dramatic action came from an audience member.
Police say a UVU student was arrested after disrupting the performance, stealing and breaking a prop and running screaming through the audience after officers hit him with a stun gun.
The Daily Herald reports RobertFletcher grabbed and broke a spear used in the play after he was asked to leave.
Records say police stunned Fletcher with a Taser. Fletcher then ran screaming into the crowd before he ended up backstage, where police arrested him.
Police say he also slammed his head on a patrol car, leaving a dent.
Fletcher was booked into jail on several charges. Court records show he was previously convicted of assaulting a police officer.