Man Who Bit Police K9 Gets Sentenced To 5 Years

Jared Allen was sentenced to five years in prison in connection with his attack on a Kern County Sheriff's K9.

Bakersfield, CA – A man who choked and viciously bit a Kern County Sheriff’s Office K9 as he was being apprehended was sentenced to five years in prison last Thursday.

The incident occurred just after midnight on Aug. 21 when deputies responded to a report of a car theft and a court order violation in the 2100-block of Lantana Way near Niles Street and Fairfax Road, KGET reported.

California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers quickly located the stolen vehicle near Ming Avenue and Stine Road, but the driver – 41-year-old Jared Allen – refused to stop.

Allen led CHP and Kern County sheriff’s deputies on a chase that eventually ended near the emergency room entrance at Adventist Health Bakersfield, causing the hospital to go into lockdown, according to KGET.

The suspect refused to exit his vehicle, so deputies deployed a K9 officer to help get the suspect out of his car.

But when the K9 tried to help take the suspect into custody, Allen put a chokehold on the dog and bit him under his left eye, KGET reported.

Kern County sheriff’s deputies had to use force to get Allen to stop biting the K9. And then they dragged the suspect out of his vehicle and took him into custody.

The dog suffered cuts along his lower eye and was taken to a veterinarian for treatment. He returned to duty the next day.

Allen was arrested and charged with burglary, grand theft auto, resisting arrest with violence, and battery on a peace officer, KGET reported.

In a negotiated plea deal, Allen pleaded no contest in March to willfully harming a peace officer's dog with serious injury, resisting arrest, evading a peace officer, and taking a vehicle without the owner's consent.

Allen was sentenced to five years in prison on April 25, KGET reported.

Comments (24)
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Rascal1966
Rascal1966

Should of just taken the savage out back and put a bullet in his head! He's a waste of oxygen and a POS!! Need to start purging this rabid animals!!

LEO0301
LEO0301

Only five years for those violent crimes? Not enough! He will never be rehabilitated and once released will go back to his old ways. These type of people should have their brain stems clipped.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

Bakersfield is white trash country, this story isn't surprising at all. Luckily he didn't fuck the dog like @LEO0301 would have done.

I have a deal. How about we trade Bakersfield for Miami? Please keep all your redneck cousins from civilization.

Guitarplayer
Guitarplayer

I hope he appeals , a dog is not an officer it's a dog. I'm tired of seeing people treat animals like humans. Man was given Dominion over all animals. It's a trained dog but that's all, it'll still chase a cat or deer if one runs by. Five yes in jail is too much, I would do whatever it takes to get a dog off of me. The cop is the K9 officer not the dog he just a trained dog

Cromaxgal
Cromaxgal

Did the k9'er have to get the people version of rabbi shots. Just looking at the thug, he should have gotten a tetanus and some sort of anti thug shot