Man recovering after being tazed in Ashland

An Ashland man is recovering after being tazed by police.

State police troopers say the incident started when they went to arrest 38 year old Stephen Skaggs at his home Wednesday night on drug charges.

Officers say Skaggs was standing outside when they got there and tried to run.

When he would not stop, police say they were forced to taze him.

Skaggs is facing several charges and is being held at the Boyd County Detention Center.

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