Nov. 21, 2009
http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20091121/NEWS05/911210349/-1/NEWS01 DOG BITES DETECTIVE: A city detective was bitten twice by a pit bull Friday while arresting a suspect in an armed robbery. It happened about 6:15 a.m. when a SWAT team went to the home of Miguel Taylor in the 300 block of W. 29th St. He was wanted for robbing a woman at gunpoint Nov. 15 at 14th and Washington streets, police Master Sgt. Steven Barnes said. While arresting Taylor, the detective was attacked by the dog, causing another officer to fire twice and hit the dog at least once. A third officer used a Taser but the dog made its way to the kitchen, where other SWAT team members were able to contain it. IT TOOK A SWAT TEAM TO STOP THIS PIT EVEN THOUGH IT HAD BEEN SHOT AND TAZED.
May 24, 2010
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/local&id=7458649 OAKMONT, Del. - May 24, 2010 (WPVI) -- Police say they are still looking for the owner of a dog involved in a weekend attack on a nine-year-old boy. Investigators say the dog is in quarantine and will remain there for 10 days. If the owner is not found in that time, the dog will likely be euthanized. The owner will face charges once located.The attack happened around 7:00 p.m. Saturday in the Oakmont community in New Castle County, Delaware. There, police say, a child was attacked and dragged by a pit bull terrier.When emergency personnel arrived on the unit block of Oakdale Drive, they found the child suffering from puncture wounds to the leg.The investigation revealed the victim and another child were walking in the area of Oakmont Drive when the pit bull started to chase them. The victim jumped onto the hood of a car in an attempt to get out of the reach of the canine. The female dog was able to grab the victim's pant leg and pulled him off of the car. He was then bitten and dragged by the canine a short distance until a neighbor struck the dog with a metal pole several times which caused it to run off. An agent from the SPCA responded to the scene and was able to catch the dog. The victim's injuries are not considered to be serious. NUTTER COWARD RUNS OFF AND LEAVES THE DOG AND THE VICTIM.
May 23, 2010
http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20100523/NEWS01/5230340 A 9-year-old boy was hospitalized Saturday night after he was attacked by a pit bull near New Castle, New Castle County police said. The boy was treated at Christiana Hospital for puncture wounds to his leg, which were not considered serious, police said.
The boy was attacked by the pit bull terrier around 7 p.m. in the first block of Oakmont Drive.
Police said the victim and another child were walking when two pit bulls began to chase them. The victim jumped on the hood of a car to escape, but the female dog was able to grab the boy's pants leg and drag him to the ground.
The boy was dragged a short distance before a neighbor struck the dog with a metal pole several times until the dog let go, police said.
The dog was captured by a Delaware SPCA agent. The owner has not been located, investigators said.
The police and the SPCA are investigating. WHAT'S TO INVESTIGATE, THEY WERE PIT BULLS!!