At 12:13 p.m. on Good Friday, March 30, a deputy from Yucaipa Police Department approached a male suspect in front of Sunset Motel, on Yucaipa Boulevard.
When the suspect was approached by the deputy he immediately ran away.
Witnesses saw the deputy chasing the suspect, before he was tased and detained.
The incident took place behind the Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror, between Yucaipa Boulevard and Acacia Avenue.
Four YPD officers were at the scene.
“The suspect had a warrant and was booked at the West Valley Detention Center,” said YPD Sergeant Mike Huntsman.