Michigan Officers Attacked by Dogs During Raid

CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. --

The Chesterfield Township Police Department said some of its officers were forced to use a Taser and guns on two pit bulls that attacked them while executing a search at a home on Tuesday.

Police said detectives entered a home at 50024 Degas St. about 10:30 p.m. in search of a fugitive they were tracking and encountered five men and two pit bulls.

One of the pit bulls bit a detective on his left arm and also went after another detective who fought it off with a single shot.

Animal Control took the dogs in while police recovered weapons and drugs from the house, police said.

The injured detective was taken to Mt. Clemens Regional Medial Center, where he was treated and released.

Christopher Norris, 23, who was the subject of the search warrant, was arrested and charged with operating a drug house, possession of marijuana and the purchase of a pistol without a license.

Also arrested was:

  • Derek Hasty, 23, charged with possessing a short barreled shotgun rifle and possession of marijuana.
  • Robert Moore, 23, arrested on a felony warrant out of Detroit on a charge of delivering ecstasy.
  • Jvon Powers, 19, charged with possession of marijuana
  • Joseph Cosio, 19, charged with possession of marijuana
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