WTF Arizona news reporter shits on lawn...So fired

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  1. Shithead

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    He just needed a scoop: Phoenix news reporter arrested and fired from TV station after DEFECATING on the front lawn of a man accused of sacrificing his poodle

    A news reporter has been arrested and fired from a TV station after he pooped on a criminal suspect's front lawn.
    Jonathan Lowe, a journalist for KPHO in Phoenix, Arizona, was picked up by police Monday on charges of public defecation while on the job.
    He was outside the home of a former Arizona State University football player, Patrick Zane Thompson, who allegedly sacrificed his family's white poodle to appease God by putting him in a smoker.
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    Jonathan Lowe, a reporter for KPHO in Phoenix, Arizona, (mugshot left and professional right) has been arrested and fired from the TV station after he pooped on a criminal suspect's front lawn
    While Lowe was covering the bizarre story for the station, he made the bizarre decision to relieve himself on the front lawn.
    The police then arrived and took him away in handcuffs. Despite the arrest he still managed to file his story.
    Public urination or defecation in Phoenix is a Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $2,500 or six months in jail.
    Goodyear Police Department spokeswoman Lisa Kutis told the Phoenix New Times: 'Lowe chose to use the front yard of a residence to relieve himself.
    'An onlooker from across the street called it in to officers. They approached him, he said he'd had to relieve himself, and they arrested him.'
    CBS-affiliate KPHO then fired him.
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    Lowe was outside the home of a former Arizona State University football player, Patrick Zane Thompson (left), who allegedly sacrificed his family's white poodle (file picture right) to appease God by putting him in a smoke


    All of his social media accounts have since been deleted.
    The incident was discussed in an editorial meeting informing staffers of what happened, according to the New Times.
    An employee who asked not to be named says Lowe has the reputation of being 'a good reporter,' and that it was 'sad'.
    The subject of the initial story, Thompson, was booked on suspicion of two felony and four misdemeanor counts related to the death of the family's white poodle.
     
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    That's an ugly dog
     
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    He should be applauded rather than arrested and fired.
     
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    But he seemed so professional and courteous...

     
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    For fertilizing?
     
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    So, he was relieved of his duties?
     
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    Phoenix news reporter arrested and fired from TV station after defecating on the front lawn of a man accused of sacrificing his poodle

    A Phoenix television reporter was arrested Monday afternoon for defecating on the front lawn of a residence while on assignment, police said.

    Jonathan Lowe, a reporter for CBS News affiliate KPHO, was covering a story about a former Arizona State University football player who sacrificed his family’s dog in a smoker in a fit of religious rage, the Phoenix New Times reports.

    “Lowe chose to use the front yard of a residence to relieve himself,” Goodyear, Arizona police spokeswoman Lisa Kutis announced.

    Lowe was booked at the Goodyear Police station and cited with violating Goodyear code 11-1-30 prohibiting “public urination or defecation,” which is a misdemeanor that carries a potential penalty of six months in jail and a $2,500 fine. CBS-affiliate KPHO then fired him.

    The subject of the initial story, Thompson, was booked on suspicion of two felony and four misdemeanor counts related to the death of the family's white poodle.

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    Well that's a new one... :wtf:
     
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    "A fit of religious rage"?
    What religion does that?
     
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    When you gotta go you gotta go...
     
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    Pic of the log?
     
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    TV reporter arrested for defecating on homeowner’s lawn while on assignment
    MAY 19, 2016
    BY VICTOR SKINNER

    KPHO television journalist Jonathan Lowe did a crappy thing, and now he’s paying the price.

    [​IMG]Lowe was on assignment Monday covering a story about a former Arizona State University football player who sacrificed his family’s dog in a smoker in a fit of religious rage when nature called, the Phoenix New Times reports.

    “Lowe chose to use the front yard of a residence to relieve himself,” Goodyear, Arizona police spokeswoman Lisa Kutis told the news site. “An onlooker from across the street called it in to officers. They approached him, he said he’d had to relieve himself, and they arrested him.”

    According to Lowe’s KPHO news report, police arrested former Arizona State University football player Patrick Zane Thompson, 42, after he became irate with the shirt his 17-year-old daughter was wearing and burned it in a large barbeque cooker at his home.

    Thompson said he had a vision earlier in the day something bad would happen to his family, and he believed his daughter’s shirt was demonic, according to the report.

    “When Thompson went back into the house … he got more erratic and told his family, in front of his four minor children, that he needed to make a sacrifice of a male,” Lowe wrote. “According to the victims, Thompson stated it had to be either himself, his firstborn 6-year-old son or the family dog – a small, white poodle weighing about 15 pounds.”

    Lowe reports the man then broke the dog’s neck and stuffed it in the smoker, where police and firefighters found the animal when they arrived.

    What Lowe did not include in his story was the fact that he was also arrested for copping a squat in Thompson’s front yard, Death and Taxes reports.

    According to the New Times:

    Goodyear police haven’t released the arrest report, but the department confirms that the citation was for defecation. Kutis says the arrest took place at about 3:10 p.m., and that at the time various media outlets had been “in the neighborhood of the home where the dog incident took place.”

    The New Times contacted Lowe’s news director, Dan Wilson, about his arrest, but Wilson declined to discuss what he described as a “personnel issue.”

    Wilson also provided an excuse for why the news site did not report on Lowe’s troubles.

    “Without a police report, we are waiting to make editorial decision based on more information, and so we’re looking for that information,” Wilson said.

    Lowe was booked at the Goodyear Police station and cited with violating Goodyear code 11-1-30 prohibiting “public urination or defecation,” which is a misdemeanor that carries a potential penalty of six months in jail and a $2,500 fine.

    Thompson faces multiple charges including animal cruelty, assault, threats against his family and tampering with evidence.
     
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    That story about the poor dog made me sick when I read it the other day, but I gotta say, I think this makes me sicker. :fil:
    What kind of animal shits on someone's lawn??
     
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    I guess his poop was supposed to make a statement. But I think the whole thing stinks.
     
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    If he shit on the lawn as a way to say fuck you to the shithead who killed the dog, he gets a pass. If he's just an animal who was too lazy to find a bathroom, he gets life in prison.