No repercussions for dog attack?

2013-09-23T00:00:00Z No repercussions for dog attack? nwitimes.com
September 23, 2013 12:00 am

On May 23 a pitbull got into my fenced yard and attacked me and my pets. One pet is dead, one is crippled. For some reason Animal Control just drove the pitbull right back to the owner. On June 13 the owner came by with the pitbull to threaten me. Of course I called the police. For whatever reason I was told by the Porter County Prosecutor's Office that the owner "Did nothing wrong" and will not be charged.

It instills a wonderful feeling of confidence in our local government, don't you think? You can own a vicious dog that runs wild and kills pets and attacks people, it will just be handed back to you, and you can then intimidate a victim with absolutely no repercussions.

All the information I have is posted to my facebook if anyone wants the unabridged version.

- Stephanie Knopic, Wheeler

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