Skip to comments.Vietnam veteran, 67, dies days after his PTSD service dog was 'stolen by a lesbian couple'
Posted on 11/08/2018 6:25:05 PM PST by Morgana
A lesbian couple have been charged with stealing a Pomeranian service dog from a 67-year-old Vietnam veteran, who died from a suspected heart attack just hours before he was to be reunited with his beloved pet.
The Osceola County Sheriff's Office in Florida has announced the arrests of Jennifer Gotschall, 51, and Monique Cosser, 53, on grand theft charges for allegedly abducting Joseph Hanson's dog Kira.
According to the agency, Hanson was taking a walk at Old Town in Kissimmee, Florida, on October 28 with his two Pomeranian service dogs, 21-year-old Kira and 11-year-old Star, when a woman he did not know began yelling and hurling insults at him.
A few minutes later, Hanson realized Kira was gone.
Surveillance video from a business shows another woman behind him unleashing the dog, which weighs just over 6lbs.
Both of Hanson's pups had vests on them indicating they are PTSD service dogs and are not to be petted.
In an interview with ClickOrlando last week, an emotional Hanson said his dogs allow him to function in public and make his life better, and made an appeal for Kira's safe return.
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What else can they charged with? Negligent homicide?
Oh, cr@p! I saw this elsewhere and saw that they were reunited!
At least the crime is a Felony and these ‘bitches’ (no offense to female Service Dogs) CAN get 5 years in prison.
Why? Just, WHY?
Charge them both with manslaughter.
You often cannot get the news they report on any American "news" source. Much of the time you have to got to foreign sources to find out what is happening in America.
Dikes out on hikes.
Would love to have 10 minutes with the biothches.
IKR! Truth to power!
What kind of “person” steals someone else’s dog, especially one marked with a PTSD vest? I hope both of them are charged with manslaughter.
An older man is out in public with dog with a big sign saying that he has PTSD. Two nut cases try to freak him out by yelling at him, knowing full well that they will be successful, as he has PTSD. They use the opportunity to steal his dog.
Are they in jail yet?
Give them time served and horribly shattered legs.
From mid-femur to their feet.
A couple of years in wheelchairs might send the point home.
A 21 year old dog???
Gee, Wally, it’s almost like one mental problem is accompanied by others.
“What kind of person steals someone elses dog, especially one marked with a PTSD vest? I hope both of them are charged with manslaughter.”
“...and describes herself as an animal rescue volunteer,” That tells you everything. She was stealing the animal to resell it. These animal “rescues” make a fortune in this.
People who refuse natural life must become otherwise obsessed,
“This is why I love the DM uk, they tell it like it is.”
If you have a good memory, Daily Mail Uk and Telegraph were the ONLY newspapers in the world (before Breitbart) who were FACTUALLY reporting on the Iraq War in 2003. That’s how it first started..
Unlike the US MSM who were clamoring for US soldiers deaths every night because they hated Bush and the Iraq war.
Dogs were Pomeranians, they live longer than big dogs.
It’s Florida. So there has to be some swamp nearby. The alligators are always hungry and are not picky about what they eat.
They’ve been charged with felony grand theft according to the article.
I really think that manslaughter/negligent homicide (whichever FL law calls for) should be tacked onto that.
That means it was very well cared for.
Perhaps a transposition? 12?
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