Lincoln man tasered, arrested after burglary

Lincoln, NE – A Lincoln man is in Police custody after an attempted burglary early Monday morning. 

Lincoln Police Captain Chris Peterson says a witness reported a man attempting to open the overhead garage of the 66 Parkway gas station on 48th and Normal streets. 

A Lincoln police officer and another man began chasing 19 year old Montrez Hines of Lincoln.  The two men wrestled Hines to the ground in a city park. 

Officers used a taser on Hines and he was eventually subdued. 

It appears Hines took several packs of cigarettes.

Hines was arrested for burglary.