Mom Arrested For Using Stun Gun On A-Hole Teen To Get Him To Church

A Phoenix mother's attempt to usher her family to an Easter church service was thwarted by a child abuse arrest.

Phoenix, AZ – A no-nonsense Phoenix mother allegedly used a stun gun to encourage her defiant teen to attend church with her on Easter Sunday, police said.

"I said, 'Get up! It's Jesus' Day!'" Sharron Dobbins told KNXV.

According to Maricopa County court records, Dobbins, 40, was arrested for felony child abuse, WJW reported.

Dobbins said that she became frustrated after her 17-year-old son blew off her directive to send his friends home, and to get ready to go to church.

"He said some cuss words to me, and he said that his friends don't have to go anywhere," Dobbins told WJW.

In response, Dobbins went to her room, picked up her stun gun, and went back to her defiant son’s bedroom.

She said she was standing approximately five feet away from the teen, when she sparked the device as a warning.

"I made the noise with the Taser, but I did not tase my son,” she told KNXV.

After she issued her warning, the teen told her he was calling the police, she said.

“I said, 'You can call the police, UPS, DPS, whoever you want to call,'" Dobbins told KNXV. "Police were on the phone and I told the dispatcher, I told her, 'You need to be with Jesus right now.'"

Dobbins was unconcerned when police arrived, but soon realized she wasn’t going to make it to church.

"[The officer] came back and said, ‘Put everything down,’ and I said, ‘For what?’” Dobbins told KSAZ. "He said, ‘For tasing your son.’ I said, ‘I didn't tase my son, I made the noise.’ He said that its domestic violence against a minor. So they handcuffed me. I start crying and got in the back of the police car."

According to police, Dobbins’ other son, 17, and her nephew, 18, said that Dobbins actually used the weapon on the teen.

The 16-year-old did not want to pursue charges, and said he was not in pain, but did have two small bumps on his leg where he said his mother shocked him with the device.

She was released on her own recognizance following her initial court appearance, but was prohibited from having contact with her sons – both of whom were on probation, she said.

“He has an ankle bracelet on,” Dobbins said of her 16-year-old, according to WJW. “He’s under my custody and everything.”

She said she would make other living arrangements for her children pending her next court appearance on Apr. 16.

"I don't think I did anything wrong, because you're supposed to put God first and that's all I was trying to do is tell my kids to put God first," Dobbins told KNXV.

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Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@dsteel
Not unless Zeus, Allah, Mormon Pedophile Jesus or the concept of Nirvana arrive first.

BronxChick1001
BronxChick1001

If she tased him then fine.. but if she really didnt then nothing wrong with scaring your kid. Clearly he is troubled if hes 16 with an ankle monitor.

WalterL48
WalterL48

I agree with the mom. These grown ass kids are trouble makers and don't respect anything. They're the kind that wind up getting shot. The mom had the stun gun as an "equalizer". If they're going to live with her they'll have to do what she says. Or throw them out. Either one is fine with me.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@Faith2018
It's not sad. You believe what you want, but i hope you also let others believe in their god or gods of choice as well.

The only difference between you and me is you disbelieve 1000 gods, and i disbelieve 1001.

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