Orange County District Attorney
Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
For Immediate Release
November 19, 2007
Susan Kang Schroeder
PIT BULL OWNER CHARGED FOR ALLOWING
VICIOUS DOG TO ATTACK MAILMAN
On January 19, 2007, an acquaintance of Moody,
Pursuant to Food and Agriculture Code Sections 31601 et seq., a hearing was held in which a court deemed Dog #2 a vicious dog and ordered him destroyed. Moody insisted that Dog #2 was not a vicious dog and protested the order to destroy him. The court also expressed concern for Dog #1, which experts found dangerous and in need of obedience training to make her safe. Moody failed to participate in and recommended training courses. Moody also built kennels for the safekeeping of the dogs in her back yard, but is accused of failing to keep Dog #1 in these kennels.
On September 4, 2007, Moody is accused of failing to keep Dog #1 and Dog #3 safely away from the public, despite her knowledge of the danger they posed from the recent attack on
Deputy District Attorney Raymund Diaz is prosecuting this case.