Pennsylvania Man Faces 7 Years For Barking at K-9 at a DUI Checkpoint!
Man goes through DUI checkpoint, and comes out facing a DUI and a lot more!
Police said their K-9 unit named "Chaos" was taunted by 26-year-old James Andrews after the man was stopped at a DUI checkpoint about 2:40 a.m. Sept. 15.
Andrews is accused of "barking, hissing and growling" at the dog, according to the K-9's handler, Evan City police Sgt. Don Myers. According to Pennsylvania Crimes Code, it is “unlawful for any person to willfully or maliciously taunt, torment, tease, beat, kick or strike a police animal.” The charge is a felony.
Charges were filed on Monday, the felony charge carries a maximum penalty of 7 years, along with charges of misdemeanor DUI and a ticket for driving with a suspened license.
This is another example of something not to do this weekend!
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