Friday, April 24, 2009
St. Paul, MN - The modern, intricate woven link that ties drugs, violence, criminals and pit bulls together began in earnest approximately in the late 1970s. The historic links amongst gambling, violence and pit bulls (dogfighting) began two centuries ago. One can only presume that criminals were drawn to the "pit bull trade" back then as well. Below is yet another everyday occurrence of drugs, violence, criminals and pit bulls. The four elements are nearly inseparable.
"St. Paul police say SWAT officers shot three [pit bulls] while executing a search warrant in St. Paul's North End. The commander of the Metro Gang Strike Force, Capt. Chris Omodt, says the warrant involved the Latin Kings gang. Officers found more than 30 pounds of marijuana, two handguns and an inert hand grenade during the search Wednesday. He says the strike force requested help from the SWAT team. Four dogs were in the home, but one in a kennel wasn't shot. Gang paraphernalia and two full ammunition boxes were also found. One of the people arrested is a Latin Kings member. Formal charges haven't get been filed."Related links:
02/23/09: Mendocino Pot Dogs (Pit Bulls) Killing More Horses and Goats
01/17/09: Another Alleged Dogfighter Shot, Cocaine and Pit Bulls Seized
11/14/08: Falls Pit Bull Owner Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Assault
07/21/08: Continuous Crime Wave: Pit Bull Owners and Their Dogs
05/12/08: 11 Years of Police Gunfire: Pit Bulls Top the Charts
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| 4/24/2009 6:54 AM |
Somewhere hiding within the Pit Bull counterculture, the breeder who made "blood money" off selling these dogs is pumping out another litter.
Of course no one from the responsible pit bull community will do a thing to stop them!
| 4/25/2009 11:42 PM |
you know, I don't get the ignorence of a typical pit bull owner. I own a pit bull, my mom and dad have two. You have to fully recognize this breed's capabilities and effect extra steps to properly control these animals. I am a pit bull owner, I say the whole world needs regulations for this breed or the community will continue to suffer, and for what the public opinion of some anti BSL nuts, I have not heard of one BSL which was uncalled for or unreasonable......and I am an officer and the connection on pit bulls and criminals is in fact a reality, very high percentage of criminals are pit bull owners
| 6/16/2009 3:22 PM |
Nevada man attacked when he stops to help man and dog (his pit bull)
ELKO, NV, JUNE 16, 2009 - "Police in Elko say a motorist was stabbed after he stopped to help a man kneeling by his dog lying in the road. When the Good Samaritan got out of his car, the man pulled out a knife and demanded money, and the dog got up. Police say when the victim refused, the man slashed him across the abdomen. The victim told police he punched the suspect in the nose before he and the dog ran off. The suspect is described as Hispanic, short and thin, with a Fu Manchu mustache. The dog was a pit bull with brown and white stripes."
| 7/03/2009 10:17 AM |
After a pit bull bit a person, the owner points a gun at authorities...
"According to authorities, animal control arrived on the scene and attempted to take the pit bull into custody. However, the dog's owner refused to hand over the dog. That's when animal control called the Vance County Sheriff's Office for assistance. When deputies arrived, they said the dog's owner pointed a gun at one of them. The deputy shot the woman in the shoulder..."
| 7/10/2009 5:08 AM |
Pit bull owner shoots family over argument about a pit bull:
(Memphis 7/6/2009) "The most disturbing case may be a 6-year-old little girl shot while in the hands of her mother during an argument over a dog. It happened early Saturday morning, near Mosby and Alabama. Police say an argument broke out between a man and his 35-year-old estranged wife, over a pitbull.
"They were fighting over whose pitbull was bigger," said Deputy Chief Joe Scott of the Memphis Police Dept. "He began firing, hit all three," he said. The gunman's estranged wife and her 6-year-old daughter were wounded. Another female standing nearby was shot and killed. She's been identified as 18-year-old Kwanda Wainwright."
| 7/11/2009 7:01 PM |
Man and his dog (pit bull) shot dead while walking:
July 11, 2009 - "Police say 26-year-old Jacoby Talbert was shot on Locust Court in the courtyard of his own apartment complex, about 7 p.m. Friday night in Winslow Township, New Jersey. Medics rushed him to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, but doctors were not able to save his life. Talbert was walking his dog at the time of the shooting. His dog, which investigators believe was a pit bull, was also shot and killed in the incident."
| 9/12/2009 1:08 PM |
Pit Bulls and Pot Bust:
"More than 50 dogfighting pit bulls were discovered living in poor conditions surrounding a secret marijuana manufacturing facility behind an under-construction house on Graytown Road, Onslow County Sheriff Ed Brown said."