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Deputy bitten by dog after confrontation with dog's owner

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A Hubbard County Sheriff's deputy was severely bitten in the arm by a dog that was encouraged by its owner to attack, according to Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes.

Jesse James Johnson, 30, of Laporte, was inside a vehicle parked in the driveway of a rural Laporte residence when deputies arrived Wednesday to apprehend an individual with an active felony arrest warrant, according to Aukes.

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