More Dogs killed in drug raid

By chillinwill · Aug 14, 2008 · ·
  1. chillinwill

    A Westminster SWAT team shot and killed two dogs during a Tuesday evening drug raid.

    The officers were serving a warrant to a home near 108th Avenue and Moore Street, which is not far from the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Broomfield. Police arrived at the home around 6:20 p.m. and tried to arrest a resident. The dogs attacked the officers after the suspect ran from the living room, according to a police statement.

    Police said the dogs charged before officers could use pepper spray or Tasers. The dogs continued attacking after they were hit with the first shots, police said.

    One dog was identified as a pit bull. The breed of the other is unknown.
    Investigator Trevor Materasso, a public information officer with the Westminster Police Department, said officers have experience handling agitated dogs and lethal force was a last resort.

    "They know the difference between a dog that's barking and growling because of a defense mechanism and one that's aggressive and going to bite an officer," he said.

    The narcotics case has been turned over to the North Metro Drug Task Force and is ongoing. One neighbor said marijuana was removed from the home. One person was arrested at the scene.

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  1. psyche
    As they knew the difference between a dog attacking an officer and a dog running for his life?
  2. sylenth
    killing two dogs over a lil marijiuna. you go get em big boys. legendary shit... if they have some good morals in them they might have some remorse at night when trying to sleep.
  3. old hippie 56
    Well on the other hand, at least they ain't shooting the people like they been doing. Like old women and kids. They got to take their aggression out on something(Must be all them steroids).
  4. yara
    Well, let me tell you something guys, this is nothing funny, even animals, sometimes are like human beings for some people, and even marihuana is natural it's a drug any way you see it, I dont think it hast to be use for not even for people.
  5. cra$h
    they should start videotaping every raid, to see if the dogs were being defensive (wich is obvoiusly understandable) or were actually attacking, and what provoked the attack. get some true shit goin' on, instead of he-said she-said bullshit.
  6. old hippie 56
    Ain't laughing about no creature getting killed for no reason, for a while there the swat teams where killing too many people and getting away with murder.
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