PICTURED: Commuter who stole the Taser from a police officer and shot him when officers tried to catch him – after he and his girlfriend were caught dodging train tickets & # 39;
- Jason McGoldrick, 50, was dramatically arrested on Friday at a Sydney station
- He ran into Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday, accused of a series of violations
- He reportedly took a taser from a police officer and fired it at his colleague
- The male sergeant, 52, suffered a slight wrist injury during the alleged incident
A man who allegedly took a Taser from the police and fired it at a cop during an arrest at a dramatic station has been taken to court.
Jason McGoldrick, 50, appeared on Saturday at Parramatta Bail Court, one day after the shocking incident at Yennora train station in southwest Sydney.
McGoldrick, from Kingsford, is faced with nine indictments, including two reportedly attacking two police officers, violating an AVO and holding prescription drugs.
Images of his arrest were captured by shocked onlookers, reportedly after McGoldrick and his girlfriend did not show valid Opal cards to two transit police officers.
Jason McGoldrick (left), 50, and his girlfriend Blair Richards (right) struck a train to Yennora in southern Sydney on Friday, where they reportedly failed to show police valid Opal cards
A violent fight broke out in which McGoldrick reportedly took the taser from the officer and shot at his partner. McGoldrick appeared on Saturday at Parramatta Bail Court, where he did not request bail
When they were escorted from the train at Yennora, a violent scuffle broke out on the platform when the officers tried to arrest McGoldrick and wrestle him on the ground.
& # 39; I just saw two policemen hit a man, I think there was a lot of bagging, a lot of rumbling … (then) I saw them escorting him to the police bus & # 39 ;, Matthew Naamo said. 9 News.
The video shows the man's girlfriend, Blair Richards, shouting at the officers to stop.
Despite being pinned to the ground, the man manages to grab an officer's taser and shoot it at his colleague, who shouts in pain and falls back. on the sidewalk.
The police claimed that the taser had been fired four times before the man was disarmed.
One of the officers then takes out a baton and touches the man a few times while they wait for a backup.
Despite being thrown to the ground, McGoldrick allegedly manages to take the taser of an officer and give it to his colleague, who screams in pain and falls back on the sidewalk.
One of the officers then takes out a baton and touches the man a number of times while waiting for the police backup to arrive
Police claimed in court that the couple was unable to produce valid Opal cards and that McGoldrick was also in violation of an arrested force order.
A 52-year-old male sergeant suffered a slight wrist injury during the alleged incident, while a 29-year-old senior agent was not injured.
McGoldrick did not request a bail during Saturday's hearing and the case was adjourned until next week.
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