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Man resists arrest
Deputies deploy Taser after short chase
W ANDERSON JAMAL MAURICE
Jamal Anderson

A man caught stealing from woman’s car punched her, tried to steal her car and fled, but sheriff’s deputies caught him after a short chase. They used a Taser to subdue the man, who screamed that they should have killed and beaten him “like they do on TV.”

Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said deputies arrested Jamal Anderson, 24, Lanier Drive, charging him with obstruction, entering auto, simple battery, second degree criminal damage to property and interference with government property.

The female victim called for help around 1 a.m. Monday, telling Bulloch County Sheriff’s Corporal Greg Collins “a black male had stolen money from her vehicle. She further stated that when she confronted the black male he punched her in the face, attempted to start the vehicle, and then fled on foot as she dialed 911 on her cellphone,” he said.

Deputies in the area located Jamal Anderson at the Fast and Easy III convenience store, but he fled again on

foot into St Charles Place Apartments. When cornered Jamal Anderson refused to surrender after numerous verbal commands and was subdued via Taser.

”He began screaming that deputies should have killed him and ‘beaten him like they do on TV,’”. Sheriff Anderson said. Then the suspect “refused to walk to a patrol car and had to be carried, after which he repeatedly kicked the door to the patrol car, causing damage to it.”

He was transported to the Bulloch County Jail, where he is held without bond, he said. Jamal Anderson, no relation to the sheriff, “had only recently been released from the custody of the Georgia Department of Corrections

after serving sentences for burglary in Chatham County.”