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Two bulls escape on Houston highway
Houston Chronicle ^ | 6-12-06

Posted on 06/12/2006 3:06:26 PM PDT by Snickering Hound

A Houston police officer found himself chasing two escaped bulls on I-45 Sunday night, according to a report this morning by KHOU.

The driver was getting onto the I-45 ramp from the North Loop around 11:30 p.m. when the bulls apparently got out of their trailer.

One of the animals ran through a neighborhood before a police officer was able to stop his car on the rope it was dragging, according to KHOU.

But the bull got angry and began ramming the officer's squad car until it was finally captured.

The other bull that escaped was hit by a pickup truck and had to be euthanized, KHOU reported.


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: hatewhenthathappens
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1 posted on 06/12/2006 3:06:29 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Snickering Hound
You know you're a redneck if....

((and if anyone of you gets offended, be forewarned, that I stand barefooted in my own front yard with a baby on my hip! And that yard has two pick-'em-up trucks, and goats. So shush up.))
2 posted on 06/12/2006 3:12:01 PM PDT by TrogdortheBurninator (Masters, remember that I am an ass: though it be not written down, yet forget not that I am an ass!)
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To: Snickering Hound
But the bull got angry and began ramming the officer's squad car until it was finally captured.

Insurance adjuster: you said what?

3 posted on 06/12/2006 3:13:39 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Snickering Hound

That's a no bull story...

Bully for you...

This story grabs the bull by the horns...

It's a cow-motion on the highway...

Did we get a description of the cattle on the all points bull-etin?

They ran off in a hoof.


4 posted on 06/12/2006 3:15:39 PM PDT by Redcitizen (When you have to shoot, shoot, don't talk. -Tuco)
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To: Snickering Hound


It was right smack dab, close, to the middle of the city...so...not really out in the country, so, hard to apply red neck jokes to this...especially with the amount of traffic that backed up. It was horrid.


5 posted on 06/12/2006 3:23:48 PM PDT by in hoc signo vinces ("Houston, TX...a waiting quagmire for jihadis. American gals are worth fighting for!")
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To: Snickering Hound
The other bull that escaped was hit by a pickup truck and had to be euthanized

Wonder if the pickup survived it?

6 posted on 06/12/2006 3:30:30 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Snickering Hound

We have a steer roaming around our street and we don't even think about it anymore.


7 posted on 06/12/2006 3:30:37 PM PDT by TexanToTheCore (This space for hire...)
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To: potlatch


Nope.


8 posted on 06/12/2006 3:32:00 PM PDT by in hoc signo vinces ("Houston, TX...a waiting quagmire for jihadis. American gals are worth fighting for!")
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To: Snickering Hound

Did the driver at least get to keep the beef after getting his pickup totalled?


9 posted on 06/12/2006 3:33:14 PM PDT by rod1
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To: in hoc signo vinces

That's what I figured! I've almost hit a deer on the highway at night, many have been killed when that happens.


10 posted on 06/12/2006 3:48:54 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Snickering Hound
Have you seen the news blooper about the two steers loose along the highway. The news guy said they were called Black and Gus. When he wondered out loud which was which his partner said don't you think they meant they are black angus?
11 posted on 06/12/2006 3:54:06 PM PDT by A knight without armor
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To: Redcitizen

Could be terrorism-- if it turns out that there's abominable.


12 posted on 06/12/2006 4:03:27 PM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: potlatch
Wonder if the pickup survived it?

Once I took my kids to a rodeo. The handlers turned the lights low and laid down a blanket of fog. Then came the bull who pranced around the arena, snorted, and scratched the ground with his foreleg. This bull was pure testosterone. It was truly of mythically size. I can't imagine the pickup truck was not totaled.

13 posted on 06/12/2006 4:14:30 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (Illegal Aliens will take down the Democrats and Republicans and give rise to a new American party)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts; devolve
I can't imagine the pickup truck was not totaled

I was mostly curious, knowing Houston - the traffic may have been at a standstill with all that going, lol.

It sometimes only inches along on good days, lol.

14 posted on 06/12/2006 5:18:03 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Snickering Hound

before a police officer was able to stop his car on the rope it was dragging. . .

now that's some roping


15 posted on 06/12/2006 8:41:43 PM PDT by maxsand
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To: potlatch

They showed video of the vehicle on the news last night.

The pickup truck was totalled!

The whole front end was smashed in!


16 posted on 06/13/2006 7:23:13 AM PDT by TexanByBirth (Tired of high gas prices, then kick an environmentalist!)
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To: TexanByBirth

When I worked for Dallas PD it was common for cattle to get out and wander S. Lancaster Road. I wasn't stupid enough to try to round them up, though. I'd just radio for the sheriff's department. LOL!


17 posted on 06/13/2006 7:31:13 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: TexanByBirth

If it had been traveling fast the bull would have come through the windshield and killed people.


18 posted on 06/13/2006 12:03:07 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Snickering Hound
"The other bull that escaped was hit by a pickup truck and had to be euthanized, KHOU reported."

I wonder if the meat is up for auction on ebay. MMMM-MMMMMM
19 posted on 06/13/2006 12:06:03 PM PDT by xpertskir
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To: Snickering Hound
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20 posted on 06/13/2006 12:14:01 PM PDT by deport
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To: deport
I had a friend who hit a cow with his pickup - damn near killed him - a good chunk of the engine and transmission came up into the cab.

I was with my brother-in-law up north a few years back, and we hit a deer - totalled the entire windshield, part of the hood and ruined two good pairs of bluejeans.
21 posted on 06/16/2006 12:29:18 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: af_vet_rr

I didn't mean that to be a quote, it was my friend who hit the cow with his pickup.


22 posted on 06/16/2006 12:29:59 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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