Staten Island Man Punches Video Roulette Screen, Tasered

Sunday, Aug 21, 2011  |  Updated 2:38 PM EDT
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Man Who Punched Video Roulette Screen Tasered by Cops

Ted Greenberg

The penny slots proved to be quite profitable to a gambler at the Borgata.

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Authorities used a stun gun to subdue a Staten Island man who punched a display screen for a video roulette game at Monticello Casino and Raceway.

The Times Herald-Record reports police responded to a call of a disorderly person at the casino around 9:45 p.m. Saturday.

Police says the 44-year-old man punched the screen numerous times and destroyed it. It was valued at $6,600.

The man was hit with a stun gun after police said he obstructed officers during processing. He faces charges including criminal mischief and obstructing governmental administration.

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