A Tennessee patrolman had cause to call for backup this week as a crazed bullldog made short work of his patrol car.
According to a report at chattanoogan.com, officers unsuccessfully tried to subdue Winston with pepper spray and a Taser.
Winston’s owner, Michael Emerling, expressed gratitude for the restraint exhibited by the police. “In other areas near here, police have shot dogs for much less,” he said.
The motor-munching mutt has been bound over to keep the peace for six months, lest he be declared a dangerous dog.