The officer decided to issue her a ticket and requested her to wait in her car because it wasn’t that hot, according to her.
The officer described her as “callous.” She referred to what he did as “abusive,” but when the lady who admitted to leaving her dog in a hot car contacted a television station to complain, she got a taste of karma instead.
KOB News examined what occurred, and after the woman requested that the news station investigate her complaint against the police, claiming that he forced her to wait in the hot car in which she had left her dog.
Officer Vincent Kreischer observed a dog inside a parked truck in the parking lot of a grocery store in Truth or Consequence, New Mexico, with temperatures outside over 90 degrees Fahrenheit, and approached the owner.
The woman said she had just left the dog for 10 minutes and began arguing with him about how hot it was.
Officer Kreischer predicted that after that amount of time, the temperature inside the car would be 114 degrees.
When he questioned her, he claims she laughed it off and was “callous and carefree” about her dog’s well-being.
That’s when he decided to act. He decided to issue her a ticket and requested her to wait in her car because it wasn’t that hot, according to her.
“You can wait in the truck and close the door you know, since it’s not that hot,” he responded.
“She gives me an attitude from word one, and then she doesn’t want to close the door. So I’m like, ‘Oh, but it’s OK if your dog does.’”