MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) -- The owner of a dog accused of attacking a woman has surrendered on an arrest warrant, but he hasn't turned over his dog, which is facing euthanasia under a court order.
The Montrose Daily Press reports Jeremiah Aguilar turned himself in Monday. An arrest warrant had been issued after he failed to appear at an earlier hearing.
Aguilar was convicted after his dog, named Dutch, bit a woman three times in November. Aguilar has appealed, saying Dutch was provoked.
A judge ordered Dutch to be euthanized but stayed the order while Aguilar appeals. Aguilar was supposed to turn Dutch over to animal control but hasn't.
Aguilar is scheduled to return to court June 6.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.