Pregnant Woman, Boyfriend Tased by Springfield, IL Police

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pregnant(KTVI) – YouTube video showing a woman who was 8 months pregnant being tased by Springfield police is getting a lot of attention.

According to FOX Illinois News, the woman reported a car accident in the parking lot of Best Buy on Saturday.  But when police arrived, both she and her boyfriend were questioned by police.

According to the police report posted to, Frederic Thomas, 31, the boyfriend of the pregnant woman, Lucinda White, became non-compliant with police.  The YouTube video shows police in a struggle with Thomas when White moved in.

Both were tasered and the the Springfield deputy police chief said the couple was actively fighting the officer.  Both White and Thomas were arrested.  White was released without bond. Thomas paid 10 percent of his $3,000 bail.

The entire incident was captured on video and posted to YouTube. It’s gotten over 30,000 views since being posted on Sunday. Warning: video contains strong language. 

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