Police: Rochester man wanted on felony drug warrant had to be Tased

Corey Nevels

A man with a felony drug warrant had to be Tased in order to be taken into police custody.

Posted: Feb 13, 2019 1:43 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A man with a felony drug warrant had to be Tased in order to be taken into police custody.
Rochester police said at 7:47 p.m. Tuesday, authorities went to 1618 Marion Rd. SE after learning Corey Nevels, 31, was at the residence.
Police say when they knocked on the door, a woman answered and Nevels went to a back bedroom.
After being located, police said Nevels was allowed to finish a cigarette before they tried to put him under arrest.
Nevels, however, tried to pull away and ended up being Tased in a hallway area before he was taken to jail.
He is facing an obstruction charge in addition to the felony drug warrant.

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