Utah deputy uses TASER on a pit bull

Ben Winslow Deseret Morning News
Copyright 2006 The Deseret News Publishing Co. 

Davis County sheriff's deputies had used Tasers before to subdue out-of-control criminals -- but never on a dog.

That changed Sunday night when a deputy used the electronic shock device on a charging pit bull during a chase through a Layton neighborhood. It began with a traffic stop. Three men were inside the car when deputy Todd Taylor said he noticed the smell of marijuana.

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