Skip to comments.Fairview police officer shoots, kills loose pig
Posted on 12/05/2012 11:04:43 AM PST by Arthurio
By JAMIE FORSYTHE News-Democrat
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS A pot-bellied pig that has been wreaking havoc throughout neighborhoods in southeastern Fairview Heights the past month has been shot and killed by a police officer, according to Lt. Steve Evans.
Evans said the black pig was shot at about 9 a.m. Sunday near Christ United Methodist Church on Frank Scott Parkway.
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Whod’a known that Michael Moore was roaming that neighborhood?
A pot bellied pig is a menace?
noticeable lack of professional courtesy
To protect and serve...for dinner!
Because killing dogs has become so passé...
How come it’s OK for the press to identify the color of this pig?
First dogs, now pigs? If anyone here has a llama or a camel, you’d best keep a close eye on it. Both of those critters hock loogies. :)
Pigs will do an amazing amount of damage to an incredible number of things. Property damage was no doubt sky-high
Shot at 9, should have been on the smoker by 11.
Correct... pigs are 4-legged tanks! I’ve seen more that my fair share of sties completely destroyed by food- or sex-motivated pigs.
That being said, WTF is with cops these days?!
They shot one of their own?
Not exactly large for a pot belly[pig].
"Settle down Wu ...We'll get you another pig"
if its running around loose, yes. if you love your pets keep them at home.
Yes. It smacks of an entitlement attitude to expect to be able to impose on others by letting your pig run wild in a residential area.
What, they couldn’t find an innocent dog to shoot that day? They should make the cretin cop get in bed naked with the bloody pig corpse and sleep with it.
I remember when the pot belly pig craze hit. They went for over $200.00 each. When the fad died out you could not even give them away, no one wanted them!
I saw two full grown ones sell at a livestock auction for 50 cents each, a year later they could not even get a bid on them.
I later heard that a pot bellied pig makes great eating.
Which is not a police issue.
It is believed it was someone’s pet. So, why couldn’t the cop call the dog catcher? Why couldn’t the city have given it to a zoo or given it to a 4-H or FFA kid or a farmer? No, cops shoot to kill first and ask questions later.
Sounds OK to me, ongoing problem no responsible owner and Animal Control could not do the job. Good Shoot.
It certainly shouldn’t be.