Savannah man takes on police dog, loses

Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 7:09 AM
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SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A 30-year-old Savannah man has been arrested and treated for injuries after he tried to place a headlock on a police K-9 trying to help remove him from an attic.

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Matthew Tennyson Bosque was charged with obstruction, a felony, and driving under the influence and leaving accident/failure to give aid/info, both misdemeanors, after threatening to shoot an officer and the police dog Thursday night.

Savannah-Chatham police had gone to the 200 block of 54th Street about 9 p.m. after the victim of a hit-and-run traffic accident reported following the other vehicle to the lane behind the house and watching the driver run to it. A resident identified Bosque as the driver of the truck and gave officers permission to enter the house to talk to him. The owner of the house later asked the officers to remove him.

Bosque was found hiding behind objects in a walk-up attic and threatened to use a handgun he said was in his pocket to shoot the officer and the K-9. After a long discussion, officers were prepared to use a Taser to subdue him but hesitated because of his location in the attic and the possibility of him falling through the ceiling. Instead, Bosque lunged toward an officer and then grabbed police dog Chip.

He was treated by EMS for a bite to the left arm and an injury to his head received when he bumped a roof joist during the struggle. During the tussle an air conditioning duct was knocked loose and an officer partially fell through the ceiling.

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Cadence
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Cadence 11/20/10 - 08:47 am
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heh heh heh! I love dogs.

heh heh heh! I love dogs.

bettyboop
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bettyboop 11/20/10 - 08:51 am
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what a maroon !!!!!

what a maroon !!!!!

airbud7
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airbud7 11/20/10 - 09:07 am
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"Ruh-roh, Raggy"

"Ruh-roh, Raggy"

Jane18
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Jane18 11/20/10 - 09:29 am
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Way to go Chip! Don't y'all

Way to go Chip! Don't y'all love the black eye?

Lonewuf
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Lonewuf 11/20/10 - 09:57 am
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Just caint fix stupid.....lol

Just caint fix stupid.....lol

seenitB4
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seenitB4 11/20/10 - 10:01 am
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Bow-wow..

Bow-wow..

micbare
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micbare 11/20/10 - 10:03 am
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Darwinism at it`s best!

Darwinism at it`s best!

Ushouldnthave
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Ushouldnthave 11/20/10 - 10:05 am
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It's Bush's fault!

It's Bush's fault!

swcaiken
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swcaiken 11/20/10 - 10:11 am
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Isn't "maroon" a color? It's

Isn't "maroon" a color? It's MORON!

OldschoolGeezer
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OldschoolGeezer 11/20/10 - 10:31 am
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It looks like he is a maroon

It looks like he is a maroon moron!

mosovich
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mosovich 11/20/10 - 10:34 am
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LUV IT!!!!

LUV IT!!!!

edwardc
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edwardc 11/20/10 - 10:34 am
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There is nothing like a well

There is nothing like a well trained dog. Man's best friend.

Frank I
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Frank I 11/20/10 - 10:38 am
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haha.. I bet he "bumped a

haha.. I bet he "bumped a roof joist"...

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Casting_Fool 11/20/10 - 11:33 am
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"Isn't 'maroon' a color? It's

"Isn't 'maroon' a color? It's MORON!"

Unless you're Bugs Bunny, then it's "maroon". As in, and I quote, "What a maroon!" (from the Warner Brothers cartoons.)

What's up, Doc? If I do dis, I get in twouble... I do'ed it. I did...

chascush
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chascush 11/20/10 - 11:44 am
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I luv it, nothing like a good

I luv it, nothing like a good dog and a CWP. I have both.

pepsi1898
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pepsi1898 11/20/10 - 12:08 pm
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is that what you call Taking

is that what you call Taking a bite out of crime...

Rolling Eyes
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Rolling Eyes 11/20/10 - 01:02 pm
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I' laughed from the picture

I' laughed from the picture to the finish of this article! Is that makeup he's wearing underneath the bruises? Looks like pink lipstick with red lipliner......

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RoadkiII 11/20/10 - 01:05 pm
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Give Chip a medal and a

Give Chip a medal and a T-bone to gnaw on.

Rolling Eyes
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Rolling Eyes 11/20/10 - 01:20 pm
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My youngest says it looks

My youngest says it looks like his tongue is stuck out....

momma_der_go_dat_man
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momma_der_go_dat_man 11/20/10 - 03:14 pm
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....I guess "Takin a

....I guess "Takin a "BITE!!!" outta crime".....would be appropriate,LOL

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lucky99mp 11/20/10 - 11:44 pm
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...I fought the dog and the

...I fought the dog and the dog won...

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