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Deputies Shoot, Kill Attacking Pit Bulldog off Brandiron Street

The dog was killed Sunday after it attacked deputies serving a warrant; Jared Smith, 24, is arrested.

Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a pit bulldog Sunday morning in the 15700 block of Brandiron Street after it attacked two deputies serving a warrant, according to authorities.

Sheriff’s Detective Lori-Ann Wells told Patch that deputies visited a home off Brandiron Street after receiving a call at 7:58 a.m. about a suspicious person.

When authorities reached the property, a pit bull attacked two deputies, prompting them both to shoot at the dog and ultimately kill it.

The Sheriff's Department said Jared Smith, 24, was arrested on probable cause for an outstanding felony warrant (assault with a deadly weapon), possession of a deadly weapon, spousal abuse and vandalism.

He was booked at San Diego County Central Jail.

According to the Sheriff's Department, Smith caused $200 worth of damage to a white vehicle.

The San Diego County Jail website says Smith is being held with no release on bail possible.

He is charged with multiple crimes, including burglary, forgery, reckless driving and the aforementioned crimes. He’ll appear on numerous charges Dec. 5, 7 and 10 in El Cajon Superior Court.

Wells said no deputies involved in the arrest were injured by the pit bull.

Erin Bean December 05, 2012 at 03:40 PM
So wait. Can we get more info? Did the dog bite them? Were they were on private property? So does that mean if someone has a dog and a police offficer comes to serve a warrent they can just shoot the dog if it barks at them/jumps at the fence/acts aggressively?? I think more info is needed. I just have a hard time being ok with hearing a dog was shot to death on its on property it didn't get to choose what its owner did. That's really sad why is this even being reported? Pit bulls have a bad enough rap without half told stories like this.... SAYING THIS AS A RESPONSIBLE Pit Bull owner and mother.
Jennifer December 05, 2012 at 04:50 PM
The dog did not attack them. They were on private property and never let the property owner know they were there. Any dog would show signs of being protective on its own property. The Officers should have been prepared and let the owner know they were coming onto their property. On top of that, the man arrested did not live on the property so why are the owners of the innocent dog punished. This article is lies!
urmoma December 05, 2012 at 07:05 PM
I agree 100% Erin and Jane....
Brianna Fox December 05, 2012 at 11:52 PM
The dog never attacked! That was my dog his name is Jimbo and he was my baby boy! He had a tennis ball in his mouth at the time he was shot and did not approach them and you better believe I am fighting this! The police have flipped around their story several times and they will not get away with this! If you want more information on what REALLY happened email me at brie.fox77@gmail.com.
Craig December 06, 2012 at 12:35 AM
This is such a false police statement! That dog was completely innocent!. There are three witnesses to this crime and they all say that this dog did not attack and had a tennis ball in his mouth at the time Deputy Sobczak decided to fire his shotgun at the dogs face. There is a vet statement that the dog was not even facing the police at the time of the shooting. This case is going to be highly investigated and taken to court. Don't believe everything the police tell you!.
Craig December 06, 2012 at 12:36 AM
This is such a false police statement! That dog was completely innocent!. There are three witnesses to this crime and they all say that this dog did not attack and had a tennis ball in his mouth at the time Deputy Sobczak decided to fire his shotgun at the dogs face. There is a vet statement that the dog was not even facing the police at the time of the shooting. This case is going to be highly investigated and taken to court. Don't believe everything the police tell you!!.
Craig December 06, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Please check out the pictures of Jimbo the dog here: https://twitter.com/copskillingdogs
Craig December 06, 2012 at 12:38 AM
https://twitter.com/copskillingdogs
Craig December 06, 2012 at 12:50 AM
If you really do the investigation in this it will sicken you!.
Craig December 06, 2012 at 12:51 AM
http://www.freepatriotism.com/apps/forums/topics/show/8339082-ramona-ca-police-respond-to-an-arrest-warrant-and-kill-innocent-dog
Craig December 06, 2012 at 01:37 AM
That dog was innocent! The cop isnt!.
Craig December 06, 2012 at 03:11 AM
Thanks
Craig December 06, 2012 at 03:11 AM
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Craig December 06, 2012 at 03:12 AM
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Craig December 06, 2012 at 03:12 AM
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=cops+killing+dogs&oq=cops+killing+dogs&gs_l=youtube.3...71.71.0.370.1.1.0.0.0.0.0.0..0.0...0.0...1ac.1.
Craig December 06, 2012 at 03:14 AM
Some police be thinking that they can get away with anything.
Larry Duff December 06, 2012 at 09:17 PM
This dog was my grandmothers dog and would never charge at several police sneaking through the yard with assault rifles. Think about it... I don't care if it was the craziest Pit bull known to man. If a dog was charged by several cops with guns, would the dog charge towards the police? No. The dog simply got shot because it was a Pit bull. I hope the Ramona Sheriffs department holds the officer accountable for his bad actions.
Catherine Delise December 10, 2012 at 11:17 AM
This dangerous psychopath assasin has to be removed from society permanently !!!! The compensation he won't be able to pay to his victim's family should be paid by the state as they have endangered all living beings by giving this madman a gun and power ! JUSTICE !!!!!!!!!!!
Catherine Delise December 10, 2012 at 11:28 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss :( Seen Jimbo's pix, he was just a baby, a young playfull sweet boy, Praying for justice !
Jewels December 10, 2012 at 07:28 PM
I looked at the picture of Jimbo. Ok, I have probably watched too much CSI, but I can see a bullet wound in his face, and exit wound at the back of his head. Exactly how isnt that being shot in the front?
Matthew December 11, 2012 at 12:43 AM
http://ramona.patch.com/articles/owner-of-killed-pitbull-mix-says-sheriff-s-department

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