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Drunk, unruly man repeatedly tasered by cops in Lorain

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) -

Police in Lorain forced to repeatedly taser a drunk, unruly man accused of assaulting his family members.

Police were called to Hamilton Avenue just before 1AM Thursday morning. 

Upon arrival, cops found Stanley Zamora, who was dripping in sweat and wearing only his underwear. Officers also observed the 46-year-old reeked of alcohol and was screaming obscenities at a woman who had locked herself inside a bedroom.

When officers asked Zamora to step outside, he dropped to the floor and wrapped himself around the family's pit bull, and said he wasn't leaving without the dog. A family member had to pry the dog away from Zamora, but not before he squeezed the dog even tighter, causing the dog obvious pain. 

According to the police report, a woman who lives with Zamora told police he has assaulted her several times in the past. She said that when he came home that night, he was heavily intoxicated and continued to drink before becoming verbally abusive towards her. She then says he grabbed her by the throat and shoved her across the room.

Zamora then took a defensive stance with officers, and balled up his fists. One officer grabbed him from behind to prevent Zamora from attacking the other two cops. The officer wasn't able to continue to restrain Zamora because he was so sweaty. Zamora broke free from the officer's grip and charged at the other officers, causing one of the officers to deploy his taser. The taser failed to incapacitate him, prompting another officer to deploy his taser. That taser failed to work, and Zamora started to pull the wires from his body, so a third officer deployed his taser, which caused Zamora to fall to the ground.

Zamora refused to comply with officers once on the ground, and shouted expletives at them while they cuffed him.

He was charged with assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and domestic violence.  

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