According to Fort Dodge police, on March 14, 2015 at about 8 PM, officers were called to the area of 2nd Avenue South and South 17th Street for a report of 2 Pitbulls running at large in the neighborhood. It was reported
that the dogs were approaching people in an aggressive manor.
When officers arrived, they turned a spot light on the dogs and they ran from the area. At 8:08 PM, one of the dogs charged at one of the officers, in the front of his vehicle. The dog turned and ran away from the officer. As the officer took a position between the two vehicles, the same dog again came at the officer in an aggressive manor. The officer fired 2 shots from his duty weapon, striking the dog which then ran off.
Other officers and Animal Control arrived on scene and located both dogs. They were taken to a local vet – Town & Country Clinic – for treatment for it’s injuries and boarding.
Staci Stanley of Fort Dodge was charged with Allowing Dogs to Run At Large. Miss Stanley is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.