Vigilantes Torture and Disfigure Man Suspected of Breeding Fighting Dogs

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A man from Detroit suspected of breeding fighting dogs is reported to have been found tied up, beaten and tortured, and having had one of his ears cut off.  Police say that a group of men attacked him wearing masks, and were punishing him for raising dogs in deplorable conditions.

A local Fox News affiliate counted 16 dogs total on the man’s property.  They all appeared to be malnourished, and living outdoors in filth.  This doesn’t take into account the dozen or so dogs that the man had in his basement.


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According to reports, the man went out to the back to feed the dogs when the other men attacked him.  The man said they were wearing masks, and that they forced his other family members back into the home.  The three men then tied him up, along with his two tenants.  They beat the property owner up, demanding money.

“My cousin’s not a small man, you know what I’m saying.  They knew what they were doing,” says Marty Johnson.  Johnson is the property owner’s cousin.  “They tied him up; they beat him up pretty bad; broke ribs; broke fingers; stabbed him with ice pics; cut his ear off.  It was just messed up.”

The police are confirming that the man was targeted because of his dog breeding operation.  Apparently, many people believe that the man breeds the dogs for fighting purposes.  He also owns other properties where dogs are bread and raised.  Taking that into consideration, and the conditions the dogs on this particular property were living in, it isn’t difficult to see why someone would think that.


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The man’s family is denying any and all accusations that he is raising dogs to fight.  They say he’s just a simple breeder, and loves his dogs very much.

“No, he don’t [sic] fight dogs. He breeds dogs,” says the victim’s brother, who did not wish to be shown or named. “He has a lot of dogs. He’s been like that since we were kids.”

The people that attacked the man are still at large, and police are asking anyone with information to please come forward.  Keep checking back, as Life With Dogs will be following this story, as it unfolds.


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1,611 thoughts on “Vigilantes Torture and Disfigure Man Suspected of Breeding Fighting Dogs”

  1. I think the thug abusing the dogs was abused by other thugs looking for money. They did not care about the dogs. This is Detroit after all, thugs abusing thugs.

  2. More important, was this operation shut down and what became of the dogs in filth? If the perps wanted money how do police know that they just were not robbers after his filthy lucre? As for his beating…. Instant Karma, baby.

  3. Wow. Im stunned at these comments. Is this still America? You people are actually praising and encouraging vigilante justice? Is anarchy OK if it’s for animals? Absolutely stunned. I don’t want animals tortured or treated inhumanely either but I certainly don’t advocate vigilante justice. Is that what we have become? Are we back to the days of the wild west? You people are nuts.

  4. This is for Kirby…

    A corrupt California DEA poisoned my dog to death because I called the San Francisco Attorney General’s office to complain that the FBI and DEA where fabricating evidence and stealing from me. From the time I noticed something was wrong to the time he died at the vet, it took about 30 hours for my dog to die. Kirby suffered tremendously.

    The FBI and DEA are smelly piles of dog s**t.

    Time to leak this…

    Many years ago when I was writing software for the NSA and DIA there was a rumor that several DEA employees had been giving their drug addicted informants needles tainted with HIV and Hepatitis viruses.

    What is worse, Russian FSB employees poisoning a former employee with Polonium or the DEA infecting informants and suspects with the HIV virus?

    Audio confirmation of Department of Justice employees joking about committing crimes came from the warrant less wiretapping after 9/11. After 9/11 the NSA was ordered to and began data collection on local, state and federal police agencies.

    These days the DEA is not much more than a proxy force for the Defense Intelligence Agency.The Defense Intelligence agency oversaw and instructed on the use of torture at Abu Graib.

    There are multiple instances of other crimes, but this is the most egregious. Another one , involved using gang members to break into their suspect’s homes and steal items and plant evidence.

    Do you know that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger before leaving office dissolved the California BNE (Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement) for the same reasons that plague the DEA…. ineffectual, rampant corruption, etc…

    The decision was supported by many respected law makers/enforcers in California including Kamala Harris, the then California Attorney General.

    The BNE was California’s DEA clone.

    Another leak…

    It was about two weeks after the Waco Texas siege, I was at a software conference and a group of our software “users” said they had heard that the Department of Justice had requested the use of incendiary rounds for Waco.

    • Thanks for this info, imagine what they put in vaccines or flu shots? Of which I don’t get any of them.

  5. This is what you get when you mistreat nature’s children. If you love them, why are you starving them? Glad this happened to you and hope you get it again, and again, and again, and all others that do this to these little loving creatures.


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