Choking pet dies while owner waits for traffic ticket
A police officer was accused of inappropriate behavior after his misconduct may have resulted in a dog’s death, ABC News reported.
Officer Paul Stephens pulled over Michael Gonzalez for speeding at 100 miles an hour down an interstate highway, prompting the driver to get out of the car, saying, “He’s dying.”
Gonzales and his girlfriend Krystal Hernandez explained that they were speeding to reach a veterinary clinic because their pet poodle Missy was choking.
The dashboard camera of the police car shows Officer Stephens yelling and criticizing the couple for putting other people’s lives at risk for a dog.
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This video is from ABC’s Good Morning America, broadcast August 18, 2008.