Thursday, August 26, 2010

Pit Bulls Get a Second Chance: blogpost Aug. 26th, 2010

Last month, a Plant City man was arrested and eight pit bull dogs he had used for dog fighting were seized from behind his home. According to police, James Carter Jr.'s dogs lived in a blood stained kennel and they had been in dogfighting bouts stretching from Miami to New Jersey. One of the dogs was missing its entire upper lip. Others were missing teeth and were scarred, or suffered from apparent neurological damage that caused their heads to bob and weave. None had a name.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Plant City Murderer Pleads Guilty: blogpost Aug. 10th, 2010

To escape the death sentence, Ben Wibben plead guilty on April 9th, 2009 to shooting a Plant City couple execution-style in their home office in 2005.

In 2005, 25 year old high-school drop-out Ben Wibben had promised his girlfriend he'd get her a used Mitsubishi 3000GT. Wibben found one on the Internet for sale in Plant City. When Wibben's bad check was detected by 26 year old Heather Kaiser and her 37 year old husband Darren (who ran an Internet used car business out of their house), Wibben shot them in the head as they sat at their desks. Wibben then took the car and two laptops. Wibben's girlfriend has since committed suicide.