Nov 17, 2016 Harvey Man Charged with Training Pit Bulls for Dogfighting

Harvey - A Harvey man has been charged with training dogs to fight at his south suburban home.

Tyran Johnson, 59, faces one count of possession of dogfighting equipment, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.

Sheriff’s police received a tip that Johnson was training dogs to fight at his home in the 14700 block of Washington Avenue in Harvey.

On Nov. 4, investigators executed a search warrant at his home and found four dogs, one of whom had scars and appeared to be underweight, another who had scars, another who was underweight and another who appeared to be healthy, according to the sheriff’s office.
AFour dogs were found at the home in south suburban Harvey
(Credit: Cook County sheriff’s office)
They also found a modified treadmill and spring poles among other equipment associated with dogfighting.

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Nov 11, 2016 Evanston Pit Bull Mauled Little Dog

Evanston - A sweet little dog named Munenca was mauled by a pit bull.  The attack wasn’t reported in the news.  The desperate owner started a Gofundme page for her.
Get Well Munenca!  Evanston Does Not Need Pit Bulls!
“Our beloved muñeca got attack by a pitbull who was off leash with no owner in site. She was bitten 8 times  which caused 10 bite wounds, one of which opened up her stomach, that caused her intestines to come out. The total amount for the surgery  comes out to be  around $3,500. Plus the more the get her back to being happy and healthy. We are asking  for any help that you can give to help pay for her costs because the owners of the pit bull are refusing to pay. We truly appreciate it . Please  keep our baby in your prayers she's a true hero and fighter, and she has been threw alot. Thanks for taking a moment of your time and as well to whom are helping as well thank you.”

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