Roseburg officers shot with a Taser a man who set several fires inside a residence Tuesday and refused to submit to being handcuffed, police said. The 53-year-old man was cited on suspicion of two counts of recklessly endangering another person and released to the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center for a mental evaluation. Officers responded to a home at 10:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of Pine Street for the fires. When officers arrived, the man was confrontational and barricaded himself inside a bedroom, police said. Two roommates were escorted from the residence. Officers forced their way into the bedroom. …
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