Beanbag Shotgun, Taser, Pepper Spray Used To Take Down Rampager in a Bulldozer

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Police in Rapid City, South Dakota arrested a man they say stole a bulldozer and dozed electrical poles, rammed a pickup and damaged a building Sunday. Authorities said 21-year-old Justin Thornley stole a bulldozer from a construction site and demolished a house before ramming other objects. According to the Rapid City Journal, officers needed beanbags fired from a shotgun, a Taser and pepper spray to arrest Thornley.  According to Pennington County jail records, Thornley is charged with grand theft, obstruction of an officer and vandalism. It’s unclear from records when Thornley is next due in court. A spokesman from the Rapid City police department didn’t immediately return a call for comment.