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A Rapid City police officer fired his Taser twice early Monday morning to subdue a man who was later charged with possessing methamphetamine.

The incident began when an officer pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation about 12:30 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Anamosa Street and Farlow Avenue.

According to police, Christopher Block left the vehicle and was attempting to flee from the officer when he was caught, and the two began fighting. During the struggle, the officer used his Taser twice on the man.

Block is being held in the Pennington County Jail on a $25,000 bond and facing charges for possession of methamphetamine, distribution of methamphetamine, resisting arrest, obstructing police, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a license, no insurance and an outstanding warrant for a burglary charge.

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