“I can’t go to the grocery store without being recognized, pointed at, laughed at,” Dooley whined. “Can’t pay my water bill without hearing my name, saying ‘There’s the sorry cop that killed the dog.’”
“I am a dog lover and I am deeply saddened by this incident,” Chief Coats said. “I realize there is nothing I can say that would take away the hurt this incident has caused Mr. Brandon Carpenter. The actions of Officer Thierbach did not represent what I expect from the officers.”
“Instead of opening up his door and saying, ‘Okay, I’m gonna wait for these boys to get back up here, I’ll just wait in my truck here,’ he just gets out and Quick Draw McGraws my dog and shoots her!” Cole Middleton exclaimed.
Cole Middleton, of Rains County, Texas is steaming mad. Candy, Middleton’s cattle-herding dog, was shot, for no discernable reason, by a Sheriff’s Deputy Respond to Middleton calling 911 after his dairy and home were robbed.