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June 23, 2009
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Mayor wants probe after SWAT raids house, kills dogs

CNN.com

BERWYN HEIGHTS, Md. — A Maryland mayor is asking the federal government to investigate why SWAT team members burst into his home without knocking and shot his two dogs to death in an investigation into a drug smuggling scheme.

"This has been a difficult week and a half for us," Cheye Calvo, mayor of Berwyn Heights, Maryland, said Thursday. "We lost our family dogs. We did it at the hands of sheriff's deputies who burst through our front door, rifles blazing."

Full story: Mayor wants probe after SWAT raids house, kills dogs






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