New York state police used a taser while arresting 22-year-old Ryan A. MacPherson for menacing, criminal mischief, cruelty to animals and drug possession. After ignoring commands of arresting officers and resisting handcuffs early this morning, MacPherson was tased!

Also, a 19-year-old was discovered in Town of Conklin, crying in the road outside of Pride Manor Trailer Park with abrasions that appeared to be road rash. She said she had been arguing with her boyfriend, 49-year-old William Finnery. Finnery allegedly sped off in his truck while she was still clinging to it during an argument. Finnery is now charged with reckless endangerment.

And, 22-year-old Freeville resident Markie Ritter was arrested by State Police at Ithaca for driving while intoxicated. She was said to have blown .16 and had a bottle of beer in her passenger seat. She is also accused of possessing marijuana.