North Carolina Man Arrested After Biting Police Dog
Some jacka$$ in North Carolina tried to bite a police dog after the animal successfully caught up to him during a police chase:
A North Carolina man was arrested after allegedly biting a police dog’s ear so badly that the canine needed more than fifteen stitches.
Travis Glaspie reportedly chomped on the ear of K-9 Officer Maxx when the dog caught him during a police chase Sunday, WWAY-TV reports.
Police said the 22-year-old ran when cops tried to arrest him onoutstanding warrants for possession of a firearm by a felon and firing into an occupied vehicle.
Maxx, who has been on duty since February, reportedly caught up with the suspect soon after and the pair engaged in a bloody struggle.
Cpl. David Pellegrino said that this was the first time he’d ever seen someone try to bite one of Wilmington Police Department’s canine officers.
“When he was biting the dog, it was something we haven’t seen,” Cpl. David Pellegrino told the local station. “Yes, our dogs do get assaulted, but no one has ever tried to cannibalize one of our animals before.”
Glaspie was also treated for several bite wounds in his thigh, but officers said that his injuries were nothing near what Maxx endured.
The alleged attacker is charged with felony assault on a law enforcement animal, assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, property damage and possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, according to WWAY.
Schedule IV drugs include steroids, benzodiazepines, barbituates and cathine.
Glaspie remains in police custody. His bail is set at $1,025,000.
Say it with us people… Drugs are bad, m’kay!
We wish Maxx a speedy recovery. It’s an honorable thing to be injured in the line of duty.
Source Wilmington Police Department