Police: Robert Willis, of Weston, faces charges after being Tasered by officers

Officials say a Weston teen is facing charges after he evaded police for several hours until he was finally subdued with a Taser. Police say

Officials say 19 year-old Robert Willis was allegedly punching walls and kicking doors inside his home.

Officials say 19 year-old Robert Willis was allegedly punching walls and kicking doors inside his home. (7/20/13)

WESTON - Officials say a Weston teen is facing charges after he evaded police for several hours until he was finally subdued with a Taser.

Police say 19-year-old Robert Willis was allegedly punching walls and kicking doors inside his home.

When the police arrived at Willis' home, he ran into the woods, dodging them for six hours.

Police say that when they finally caught up with Willis, he was walking along Weston Road.

Officers say he was uncooperative and they had to use a Taser to arrest him.
 

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