What started as a neighbor dispute ended with two people facing charges—one of whom was Tased when he physically fought police.
were dispatched to an apartment building in the 2800 block of West Liberty Avenue at 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 28 for a report of two people yelling racial slurs at a woman who lived in the building.
Police said Trina Stasik, 24, of Beechview, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct when she refused to go inside her brother’s apartment and continued yelling racial slurs at a neighbor.
Police also were in the process of arresting brother, 26-year-old Jesse Pfister, for the same offense when he began to physically fight the officers. According to the police report, Pfister pulled away from the officers, clenched his fists and charged at the officers, then attempted to grab one around the waist. Police subdued him with a taser.
Pfister was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.