Kenneth Myers, 51, faces a misdemeanor charge of inattentive driving after a Thursday afternoon crash in Emmett that injured the police chief and resulted in a police dog’s death, an Idaho State Police spokeswoman said Friday.
The Kuna man hit Chief Gary Scheihing’s car at a stoplight on Idaho 16 and South Johns Avenue about 1 p.m., ISP reports. Scheihing suffered injuries described as not life-threatening, but his police dog, Roscoe, was seriously injured.
About five hours later, the Gem Veterinary Clinic posted on Facebook that Roscoe had been euthanized, with Scheihing and other officers at his side.
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