Grass Valley Police used tasers Monday to subdue a 26-year-old Yuba County man who was located behind Chase Bank carrying a knife.
Witnesses contacting police at about 12:35 p.m. had reported the man, Daniel Paul Garcia III of Olivehurst, with a white T-shirt or towel over his shoulder, cutting his wrists with the knife, police said.
Officers confronted Garcia and told him to drop the weapon. He refused to comply, police said, and the man moved into the Wells Fargo Bank parking lot where additional officers arrived to assist. Officers using Tasers subdued Garcia without further incident or physical harm.
He was transported from the scene by ambulance for treatment of self-inflicted, superficial lacerations.
Garcia faces a charges of willfully resisting or obstructing a police officer; and a possible charge of being Under the Influence of Controlled Substances.
No police officers or other citizens were injured or harmed as the result of this incident. Contact the police department at 477.4600. if you have information about the incident.