West Salem and La Crosse police, State Patrol arrest man after tasing, shooting him with bean bag

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — A phalanx of law enforcement officers from several agencies apprehended a 38-year-old man in La Crosse Wednesday, after a Wisconsin State Patrol trooper shot him with a Taser and a La Crosse police officer hit him with a less-lethal bean bag.

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West Salem police had requested assistance from the State Patrol and La Crosse police in their investigation of a stalking/harassment allegations against Travis J. Householder, according to news releases from the West Salem and La Crosse police departments.

Gundersen Tri-State Ambulance took Householder, who was arrested in the 1100 block of Fifth Avenue South, to a hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries and released. He then was taken to the La Crosse County Jail.

Householder faces two felony counts of stalking, two misdemeanor charges of unlawful use of a phone to threaten harm and a probation warrant.

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