On November 1, Travis Garrett Hyland, 45 of Spring Valley, appeared before District Court Judge Matthew J. Opat. Hyland is charged with Prohibited Possession Pistol – Possess/Use Tear Gas/Stun Gun, a felony with a maximum criminal penalty of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine. On or about October 30, a Chatfield police officer was dispatched to a Chatfield business regarding a man who had allegedly attempted to tase a woman. Hyland was located driving in town and pulled over. On the dash, the officer allegedly observed a stun gun. The victim alleged Hyland had come up behind her outside the bar, positioned the stun gun close to her face, and triggered the stun gun. The victim’s boyfriend alleged he and Hyland had tried to talk in the bar, but the situation escalated, and that he went outside to have a cigarette. Hyland allegedly followed and threatened the girlfriend with the taser. Hyland then allegedly drove around the block in his vehicle, zapping the gun in his vehicle’s window for the victim and boyfriend to see. Hyland has convictions for Violation of a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order (2019) and Felony Violation of a Felony No Contact Order (2017), for which he is on probation. Due to those crimes, Hyland is prohibited from having an electronic incapacitation device.