Grover Beach police Taser man with knife

May 10, 2016
Eugenio Zamorasierra

Eugenio Zamorasierra

Grover Beach police officers Tasered an Oceano man who approached them with a 10-inch butcher knife early Monday morning. The suspect refused multiple commands to drop the knife.

Around 3:40 a.m., officers responding to a disturbance at a home in the 1600 block of Ramona Avenue in Grover Beach found Eugenio Zamorasierra, 37, standing at the front door of the residence. Zamorasierra was partially hiding behind a wall, and he refused orders to show his hands.

Zamorasierra then stepped out of the doorway and started walking toward the officers while displaying the butcher knife. The officers commanded Zamorasierra to drop the knife, but he kept approaching them with the weapon.

The police then deployed a Taser, which struck Zamorasierra and caused him to lose control of the knife. Officers grabbed the knife and arrested Zamorasierra without further incident.

Officers booked Zamorasierra in to the San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, resisting an officer and criminal threats. Zamorasierra remains in custody with his bail set at $50,000.

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Grover police did a great job.

This criminal is lucky. He could be dead.

He ignored several requests to lay down a deadly weapon.

Poor sad faced man. Twenty years ago he’d have felt the brunt of about 60 baton strikes and a warning not to come around here again.

Now it’s paperwork and fines and he’ll ultimately find his way back!

Grover Beach PD did the right thing, no major injuries, arrest made, everyone went home.

As for Stunned, these day’s your excessive force/bad attitude will earn you well deserved multiple felonies.

Two Alameda County sheriff’s deputies have been charged with multiple felonies after video showed them repeatedly hitting a suspected car thief during an arrest in San Francisco last year, officials said Tuesday.