Jul 07, 2011 Rockford man charged; pit bull killed in drug raid

ROCKFORD — Belvidere narcotics officers partnered with state and federal agents Tuesday to cross the county line to arrest a Rockford man on drug charges.
After the arrest, Belvidere police, members of the Stateline Area Narcotics Team and Drug Enforcement Administration agents attempted to raid Bowlds’ residence in the 1700 block of South Sixth Street. Before they could do so, the officers were attacked by a pit bull.

The dog was shot and killed by the officers

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