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Bluebell, a pit bull who was dragged behind a truck by her former owner, is now in good health and ready to be adopted
Bluebell, a pit bull who was dragged behind a truck by her former owner, is now in good health and ready to be adopted
As a follow up to my earlier Metblogs post regarding the case of Bluebell, the dog that was nearly dragged to death back in December, below are the responses I received from my letters to District Supervisor Don Knabe and the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office.

Thanks so much to all of you who wrote in letters to the District Attorney and District Supervisor. I will continue to follow up on the case and update you as more information becomes available.

Hello Ms. Wilson,

Thank you for you recent email regarding the District Attorney’s refusal to file charges against Bryana Wilson. As you may know, the District Attorney is an independently elected official, and is thereby under no obligation to be directed by Continue reading Sword Now Mightier Than Pen

District Attorney Will Not Prosecute Owner After Dog Nearly Dragged To Death

Bluebell was nearly dragged to death in December, but that is clearly not enough for the LA District Attorney’s office to press charges against the dog’s former owner, Bryana Wilson.

Workers at the Southeast Area Animal Care Agency (SEAACA) were stunned when they saw Bluebell choking and bleeding as she was dragged on a chain behind a truck pulling into the shelter’s parking lot.Bluebell

The owner of the dog, Bryana Wilson of Norwalk was bringing the then one year old, “Prada” to the animal shelter to be killed because of an undiagnosed skin problem, which turned out to be an easily curable case of mange.

Wilson put the dog in the back of an open pick up truck, tied her to the truck bed with a leash and, at some point during the drive, the dog fell out of the truck (or jumped out of the truck as the owner claimed) and was dragged for blocks. Meanwhile, a horrified motorist was screaming, waving and honking for the owner to pull over but Wilson didn’t notice.

It wasn’t until Wilson was met with a very upset crowd of at least 15 people that she realized what had happened. When Wilson got to the shelter, the bloody dog had lost consciousness after being nearly dragged to death. SEAACA cited the owner and took custody of the dog to provide veterinary care.

Now the Cat and Dog Rescue Association has learned that the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office will not be pressing charges against the owner. Continue reading District Attorney Will Not Prosecute Owner After Dog Nearly Dragged To Death