Tasered drug-dealing suspect appears in court

A man charged with driving at a police officer before being Tasered has appeared in court.

Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 4:47 pm

Asim Khan, 23, of no fixed address is charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, injuring the officer through dangerous driving and driving without insurance and a licence.

Lee Fullalove, 19, from Fagley Road, Bradford, is also charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, and both men appeared before Leeds Magistrates' Court.

They were remanded in custody to next appear before Leeds Crown Court in April.

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The suspect was Tasered.

Both were arrested following an incident on Great George Street on Monday in which roads policing officers stopped a vehicle on suspicion of it being involved in drugs supply offences.

The vehicle was in collision with an officer who was taken to hospital by ambulance with a broken leg.

The driver was then stopped by a Taser gun.

Two other men, aged 47 and 39, were also arrested in connection with the incident and have been released under investigation.

Enquiries remain ongoing by Wakefield District CID.