Loyalty Scott, 6, was killed by a pair of mastiff-type dogs in northeast Portland.
UPDATE 12/08/23: The 6-year old child killed by two mastiff-mixes on December 5 has been identified as Loyalty Charles Scott. The boy was in the first grade. Officials say that Scott was often taken to family friend's home on 112th Avenue on his way to school. But on that morning, when the woman entered her garage to tend to the dogs, Scott opened the door behind her and the dogs att… [Read full blog post]
Dog Owner Indicted by Grand Jury on Multiple Felony Charges
"Dirt World," a transient camp near Bend, where three pit bulls killed a homeless man.
Dog Owner Sentenced
UPDATE 12/29/23: Last week, Jessica Rae "Charity" McCleery, plead guilty to criminally negligent homicide and maintaining a dangerous dog in connection to the dog mauling death of 56-year old Joseph Keeton back in July. On Friday, McCleery was sentenced to an expected 3-year prison term. In exchange for the p… [Read full blog post]
Amber LaBelle died after being attacked by a pit bull-mix at her Myrtle Point apartment.
Coos Bay Man Sentenced
UPDATE 11/12/22: Just over one year after a woman was killed by a dog that was under the care of her boyfriend, the man was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in connection to her death. On September 24, 2021, Amber LaBelle, then 42, was viciously attacked by a large dog that Jeremy Robertson had left at her home while he ran errands. On October 27, 2022, Rober… [Read full blog post]
Frederick Shew, 70-years old, was violently killed by his mastiff on April 11 in Portland.
Mastiff Kills Owner
Portland, OR - On June 15, it was reported for the first time that a 70-year old man was brutally killed by his mastiff in April. On the night of April 11, police were called to the Southeast Portland home of Frederick Shew, where he lived with two housemates. One of Shew's housemates, Kenneth Miller, told The Oregonian that after he went to bed, he heard a loud thump outsi… [Read full blog post]