Palmerton Pit Bull Owner Charged

Posted on: June 29th, 2012       Attorney Thomas Newell

On May 8, 2011, a Palmerton PA pit bull owner was charged by the Pennsylvania State Police with harassment. As described in The Morning Call, a Carbon County resident was walking her dog when the defendant’s 2 pit bulls came out and began to chase and attack it. When the woman screamed for help, the pit bull owner ordered her to shut up or he would sic the pit bulls on her.