St Louis City Officials: FIND THESE CRIMINALS AND BRING THEM TO JUSTICE
  • Petitioned Francis Slay

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Mayor of St. Louis, MO
Francis Slay
Chief of Police, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Daniel Isom
Mayor of St. Louis, MO
Francis Slay
State Representative, District 84, Missouri
Dan Gosen
State Representative, District 84, Missouri
Dan Gosen
State Senator, Missouri
Joseph Keaveny
Communications Director for Congressman Lacy Clay, Jr - MIssouri
Steven Engelhardt
Chief of Staff for Congressman Lacy Clay, Jr - Missouri
Michele Bogdanovich
Scheduler for Congressman Lacy Clay, Jr - Missouri
Karyn Long
Missouri Governor
President of the United States
Missouri State Senate
Missouri State House
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives

St Louis City Officials: FIND THESE CRIMINALS AND BRING THEM TO JUSTICE

    1. Justice 4 Animals
    2. Petition by

      Justice 4 Animals

      Newport Beach, CA

On the afternoon of May 15, 2012, Stray Rescue staff was notified by the police that a dead dog was hanging out of a second story window. Founder Randy Grim and rescuer's Donna and Emily responded and found an unforgettably gruesome scene. Not only were five dead dogs in the house, including the one hanging out of the window, but the dogs had been tortured. As if ripped from some sort of shocking horror film, they had truly been through hell.

In a house littered with gang graffiti, rescuers found chains and electrical cords used to restrain and strangle dogs. They found skeletal remains of a dog who had been choked to death, and a trail of dried blood that led to an area where a dog was burned - more than likely alive. Furniture was stacked upon more furniture over the body of a once living being, who had also been strangled with a cable cord. The lifeless body of the dog seen through the upstairs window was draped over the window sill. X-rays taken as part of the necropsy report revealed traumatic trauma to the larynx. Stray Rescue veterinary staff believes that this was caused by the abusers positioning the dog on the window sill and slamming the window down upon him repeatedly, crushing his larynx and killing him.

One witness in the area, who wishes to remain anonymous because they are afraid of the gang who committed the abuse, reported a sixth dog who was lynched, having been hung out of a window. This dog has not been recovered.

Absolutely no living being deserves this kind of unspeakable treatment, and those who did this deserve no better. Three police officers stood by, as well as city employees, who were there to board up the house after the dogs' bodies were taken in hopes that this torture chamber would remain closed permanently.

http://www.strayrescue.org/node/4289

There should be NO REASON for these unspeakable, horrific, and absolutely immoral actions against innocent lives to have occurred. Efforts need to be doubled IMMEDIATELY to find these criminals, bringing them swiftly to justice. Additionally, the penalties for animal abuse MUST be made greater and upheld.

Recent signatures

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    1. Reached 3,000 signatures
    2. Added Addition Emails Signed Petition Is Being Sent To

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      Hello to everyone one of you that signed this petition, giving a voice to those that suffered so horribly and for those that are currently suffering. It means SO MUCH. A petition might seem like so little in comparison to the ungodly acts they are fighting against, but it is SOMETHING and sometimes that SOMETHING can be the catalyst to drastic change. Never count out a voice - one voice turns into two - turns into hundreds, thousands, millions. You make that difference. Strength in numbers.

      I have added several more email addresses that every single petition is being sent to. If anyone has additional email addresses (even if I already have them, please send them on over - better to check and make sure, than not)

      — Justice 4 Animals

    3. Darick Stallworth's Facebook Page

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      Interesting how he still has "friends". Maybe some of these "friends" were with him committing these horrible acts?

    4. Darick Stallworth Charged

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      "According to the probable cause statement, Stallworth admitted to police that he snapped one dog's neck, and that he had named the dog "Face." Face and two other dogs had been strangled by electrical cables. One dog's head was almost severed by the assault, the second had the skin of its face scraped off by its assailant.

      Witnesses placed Stallworth at the scene, and claimed that he kept two live but emaciated dogs chained in the backyard of the house with no food or water. These same witnesses note that the house has been vacant for "at least a year."

    5. Darick Dashon Stallworth, 31, Taken Into Custody & Charged

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      "Tipsters who reported Stallworth to Stray Rescue were calling him 'Scarface', and it's suspected that he has a history of animal abuse, said Jason Schipkowski of Stray Rescue.
      The animal-rescue group turned over the tips to police. Katie O'Sullivan, a police department spokeswoman, announced the arrest via Twitter on Tuesday morning, thanking Stray Rescue and concerned citizens for their help. She had no details on a possible motive in the case."

    6. "St. Louis Man Arrested In Mutilation, Torture Of Dogs"

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      "Police say they have arrested a St. Louis man for torturing and mutilating five dogs inside a vacant building in mid-May.

      A 31-year-old man is in custody, and police plan to seek warrants Tuesday. Tipsters who reported the man to Stray Rescue were calling him "Scarface," and it's suspected that he has a history of animal abuse, said Jason Schipkowski of Stray Rescue.
      The animal-rescue group turned over the tips to police, who nabbed the man on Monday night. Katie O'Sullivan, a police department spokeswoman, announced the arrest via Twitter on Tuesday morning, thanking Stray Rescue and concerned citizens for their help. She had no details on a possible motive in the case."

      MY COMMENTS:
      Was this the only man? Something tells me no considering the large amount of traffic/activity happening the week this massacre occurred. St. Louis police NEED to keep investigating. Additionally, with the animal welfare laws being so lax in that state, what will come of this man in custody?

    7. Reached 2,000 signatures
    8. Saint Louis Missouri Inundated By Rampant Animal Abuse Epidemic

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      "With rampant, unchecked animal abuse occurring on a daily basis, Saint Louis City has a dark cloud hanging over it that largely remains a secret to the rest of the nation. In a state notorious for puppy mills and lax animal abuse laws, St. Louis continues to stand out among other major metropolitan cities for their unwillingness to dedicate any resources of consequence to combat the rising animal abuse epidemic that plagues the area."

      — Source: PR Newswire

    9. Found One Block From Animal Torture Killing, Another Animal Abuse Case

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      Mayor Slay & St. Louis City Officials — How much more animal torture and mutilation are you going to allow? How many more days are you allowing to pass while gang members continue to hunt?

    10. Not Seeing Much Action From Mayor Slay/Chief Isom

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      Last and only post from Mayor Slay on this crime was on 5/17. Where are you with the updates Mayor Slay and Chief Isom?

    11. Reached 1,500 signatures
    12. FOX2 Now | "Reward Doubled For Dog Torture Suspects"

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      Additional news story containing photos of crime scene.

    13. Stray Rescue of St. Louis | "The Most Disturbing Day of Abuse"

      Justice 4 Animals
      Petition Organizer

      UPDATE: The reward being offered to anyone who comes forward with information leading to the conviction of the abusers has been raised from $5,000 to $10,000 thanks to several compassionate, dedicated individuals in the community who have come forward and contributed to the total reward.

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    Reasons for signing

    • Lee McKay JACKSONVILLE, NC
      • about 2 years ago

      Decent people are so tired of the authorities tolerating animal abuse. These "men" are psychopaths. If they're prepared to do this to innocent animals, what are they prepared to do to human beings? Lock them up and throw away the key!

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    • BILL PERKINS ALTOONA, PA
      • about 2 years ago

      give the bastards the death penalty when you catch them

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    • Tim McMullen BALTIMORE, MD
      • about 2 years ago

      I think these people should be caught and linched themselves

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    • naomi oliver DARWIN, UNITED STATES
      • about 2 years ago

      nobody should get away with this abnormal behaviour.

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    • Michele von Stein GUILFORD, UNITED STATES
      • over 2 years ago

      please bring the criminals responsible for this to justice. If this were done to a person, there would be jail time. We need to start treating these murders as criminal acts and not just accept it as a part of what people do.

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