OFFICER DIVES EIGHT FEET UNDERWATER TO SAVE CHIHUAHUA - "Officer Harriman, an avid dog lover, then removed his gun belt, gave it to his fellow officer and dove into the murky water."
On Saturday afternoon, Officer David Herriman of the Carver Police Department in Massachusetts responded to a call about a pickup truck that was complete submerged under eight feet of water. The truck’s owner and one dog were able to escape. However, a Chihuahua named Moochie remained stuck in the truck. Officer Herriman dove underwater and rescued the dog. Read more from the Carver Police Department:
On June 7, 2014 at 3:40 P.M. Carver Police Responded to South Meadow Village for a report of a vehicle completely submerged in approximately eight feet of water. Upon arrival Officers Melo and Harriman discovered a 2004 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck completely under water. The operator, Debra Titus, 59 years old from Plymouth was out of the vehicle however her two dogs were in the vehicle when it sunk. One dog was able to get out on its own. Officer Harriman, an avid dog lover, then removed his gun belt, gave it to his fellow officer and dove into the murky water. He then managed to open the door and enter the vehicle and retrieve the dog. The dog was returned to its owner in good health but a little frightened. Carver Fire and Carver EMS responded to assist.
Great story with a happy outcome for Moochie. (Information and photo from Carver Police Department Facebook page)