Pet Goat Killed By Stray Dogs in White Lake

The following information was supplied by the White Lake Township Police Department. Arrests and charges do not indicate convictions.

A White Lake family's pet goat, Norman, was killed by two stray dogs according to a report filed with the .

The owners told police that they came home at noon on Aug. 24 to feed the pets and saw that two large dogs had gotten into the fenced area where Norman the goat stays. One of the owners told police she saw the dogs start to bite at Norman before they attacked him, grabbing his neck, the report states.

When officers arrived to the home on the 1000 block of Hill Road they found the two dogs hovering over the goat, and the goat was deceased - the report states.

Oakland County Animal Control was called to the scene and both dogs were taken to the county's facilities. Neither dog had tags or collars.

Animal control will continue the rest of the investigation, Lt. Don Nankervis with the White Lake Police Department said, "They will attempt to find the dogs' owners and notify them of the situation."

Alcohol suspected to be a factor in weekend crash

Police were called to the scene of a single-car rollover accident Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. on Ormond Road near Duffield.

The report states a 36-year-old Highland man was driving down Ormond when he lost control and left the roadway striking a telephone pole guide wire.

The impact with the wire caused the 2002 Mazda Tribute to flip. Both the driver and his passenger were able to crawl out of the vehicle. They both had injuries, the report states.

When police arrived on the scene they questioned the driver about what happened, and asked if he had been drinking. The driver, the report states, told police he had not been driving but, police noted in the report that the man smelled heavily of alcohol.

A warrant was obtained for the driver's blood, and he was released at the scene pending the result of the blood test.

The incident remains under investigation.

For questions about this crime report, email brooke.meier@patch.com.


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