Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Deputy tries to kill dog, shoots self instead

A Riverside County California deputy was delivering an eviction notice to a family on May 14, 2014, at around 2 p.m. On entering the fenced lot, he was approached by a barking dog, a pit bull. Moments later, neighbors heard gunfire.

Florida man kills his dog with pick axe for showing ‘bad energy’

Galen Aune adopted a one-year-old pit bull named Nelly. It didn’t end well. Neighbors reported him abusing the dog two months ago, and again this month. This time when cops showed he reportedly said, “Oh, not a problem anymore the dog is dead. I killed it.” Nelly was a year and nine months old.

Florida man shtups dog on front lawn while neighbors beg him to stop

Meet Bernard Marsonek, 57, of Tampa, Florida, who allegedly decided to start his Wednesday morning by having sex with his dog in the front yard. According to his shocked and disgusted neighbors, Marsonek dropped trou, and went at it in his front yard with a large pit bull. They reportedly begged him to stop, but he wasn’t listening.

Did a Brooklyn father kill his baby and feed her to his pit bull in 2006?

A horrifying story is emerging in Brooklyn: Police sources say a father who beat his child to death chopped up the body and fed the pieces to his pit bull.

Trend: Drug dealers have moved on from pit bulls as pets — to aligators

Well we can all breathe a sigh of relief: drug dealers are no longer keeping pit bulls as pets. Pit-bull rescuers and lovers all over will be pleased, because the widespread abuse of this controversial breed will decrease. Reptile lovers however aren’t going to be happy at all: the new drug-dealer pet of choice is the alligator.

Pit bull attacks owner, rips her arms off

A Connecticut woman is recovering from a brutal attack by her son’s pit bull Tuxedo, that occurred outside the family’s rural home Monday. No one knows what provoked the attack, but the the victim was reportedly bitten from head to toe. In the end, she lost all of her left arm and part of her right in the attack.

Police Seek Suspects Who Set Bag of Puppies on Fire

In a stunning case of possible animal abuse in New York, it seems that a garbage bag full of pit-bull mix puppies was set on fire and abandoned after midnight on March 2, 2013.

Cop Shoots Five Caged Dogs at California Animal Shelter

A Selma, Calif., police sergeant used his department issued weapon last week to shoot and kill five caged pit bulls at a local animal shelter. While the police chief stands behind his officer, the incident has brought criticism to both the police department and the shelter where the shooting took place.

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