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Daniels’ stepfather arrested, tasered at Game 2

Posted By Kirk Minihane On May 19, 2010 @ 8:44 pm In General | No Comments

Willie Buie was arrested Tuesday night at Amway Arena. (Orlando police)

Willie Buie was arrested Tuesday night at Amway Arena. (Orlando police)

The stepfather of Celtics guard Marquis Daniels was subdued by a Taser gun and arrested during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Amway Arena on Tuesday.

Willie L. Buie, 55, was charged with resisting arrest with violence.

Police reports indicate that officers responded to a disturbance in Section 106-107 around 10:55 p.m. The officers tried to remove Buie from his seat, but Buie refused. With the help of several more officers Buie was finally removed from the arena and into a security area.

Buie, however, continued to resist arrest, keeping his hands under his body and refusing to be handcuffed. At that point an officer took his Taser and shot Buie in the back, a hit of electricity that lasted five seconds, according to reports. Following the Taser shot Buie put his hands behind his back and was handcuffed.

Buie reportedly has a long criminal history, including an arrest for second-degree murder. He served 11 years in prison and was released in 1989.


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