BURNETT COUNTY––A Spooner man disarmed and tased a detective and injured the chief deputy of the Burnett County Sheriff’s Department.

Diego Garza, 44, Spooner, was arrested and charged with battery to public officers, resisting arrest, disarming a peace officer, escape violations, possession of THC and probation violation at the Burnett County Parole Office last week.

Detective James Wiltrout was repeatedly tased by Garza and Chief Deputy Scott Burns sustained a sprained wrist from the incident.

Garza plead guilty to a class D felony in August 2017 for possession with intent to deliver amphetamines. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison and 18 months extended supervision and two years probation.