On Tuesday, August 24, 2010, at about 3:27 p.m., the Broomfield Police Department responded to the North Metro Fire Department Station 64 at 13515 Lowell Blvd. to assist the Denver Police Department in locating a male wanted for an outstanding warrant for domestic violence, harassment and harassment by telephone.
Officers contacted 48 year old Curtis Thomas /030562/. He produced a small knife and pressed it to his own throat. Mr. Thomas started to cut himself with the knife as officers deployed two less lethal munitions rounds and one Taser cartridge to prevent Mr. Thomas from causing himself further injury. Mr. Thomas was struck with the less lethal rounds and the probes from the Taser. Mr. Thomas received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a metro area hospital for a precautionary examination.
Mr. Thomas was released to the custody of Denver Police Department on the outstanding warrant.