Stolen dog thrown out moving car
A Morristown family is left to mourn the loss of their best friend after a horrendous act.
While shopping at a local grocery store last week, Justin Greene received a strange phone call from his neighbors.
Greene’s neighbors told him they were behind a white sedan that had his family’s dog and the passenger of the car had thrown the dog out of the window.
Greene immediately left the store and returned home to find his dog, Molly injured on the side of the road with the neighbors still watching guard.
The incident had happened only 150 feet away from Greene’s home which had a fenced in yard where Molly stayed.
Greene and his family took Molly to the vet, but the trauma of her injuries including a broken front leg was too much to recover from. They had to euthanize her.
Greene, who works with Morristown Animal Control, got Mollie two years ago when she was found in a field frail and skinny.
He brought, the sleek black haired Lab and Crocker Spaniel mix home to his pregnant wife, Brittany for their children.
Now, two years later, their son Colton looks down at the basement waiting for Molly to run up and greet him, but she no longer comes.
“Its hit the family pretty hard. My wife cried when she came home from work and Molly didn’t greet her. It’s those little things you miss,” Greene said.
The Greene’s at least have one of Molly’s pups that they kept from her litter to fill the void.
Greene said Molly was a very smart dog that could get herself out of chains but not the type to run away and definitely not to jump out of a window; it took her all summer to poke her head out of the car.
Greene and his three children (Colton, Hunter Livesay and Shyane Livesay and son Leo who lives in Indiana wonder who and why someone would come into their home uninvited and steal their pet.
“There’s no reason for it. People do strange things. Nothing is safe anymore,” Greene said.
- By Chris Phipps, Tribune Staff Writer