Everyone was instructed to leave and all complied except for David T. Mastrototaro-Baermude. Officers asked him to leave the park several more times and he refused to do so.Mastrototaro-Baermude was arrested for Trespassing After Warning and Resisting Arrest.
Officers then attempted to arrest the defendant for trespassing after warning at which time the defendant grabbed an officer's arm and pushed off. The defendant actively continued to resist further attempts to arrest him, almost pulling one officer to the ground.
The officer deployed his Taser and was then able to gain compliance from the defendant who was arrested without further incident.
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