A Millinocket man accused of using a taser on a police officer in October has been formally charged with assaulting an officer.

WABI reports that Ra Romano, 46, was also charged with aggravated criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, obstructing a public way and refusing to submit to arrest.

Police say Romano and two others appeared to be intoxicated while walking in and out of traffic in Millinocket.

Romano allegedly became disorderly when he was asked by officers to stop.

When an officer tried to arrest him, police say Romano grabbed the officers taser and used it on him.

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