Investigation into pit bull Ollie found stuffed in suitcase gets closer to truth

In Hollywood, Florida, police obtained a search warrant for a home on the 1900 block of Lee Street on Tuesday in connection with Ollie – the tortured dog found stuffed in a suitcase. According to Hollywood Police Department spokesperson, Miranda Grossman, no further details could be released.

For more than a month, police have taken an extra interest in this case because of the egregious nature of the cruelty and the amount of outrage the case has garnered across the country as well as internationally. Detectives have been focused on “every angle of this crime and arresting the individual who committed it,” Grossman told Wsvn7News.

The pit bull was  discovered behind an abandoned building on October 10 along Lee Street. Kristen Bagarozza and her boyfriend spotted the dog’s paw sticking out of a blue hard textured suitcase. Ollie, the young pup had been left for dead. When discovered, he was rushed to the VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital. Tragically he died a few days later. Ollie had been stabbed 50 times, beaten and stuffed inside the suitcase. He had severe lacerations to the top of his head as well as his body and had been wearing a red collar.

One neighbor interviewed stated she heard a dog whimpering from the home the day Ollie was discovered in the suitcase. Neighbors say the dog belonged to the people who lived there, and remembered seeing Ollie as a puppy in the nearby alley. One woman thinks she knew the exact moment the dog was stabbed:

“I was outside, and I heard the dog, and it was constantly saying – ,” as neighbor Tanya Prince mimicked the dog’s crying. “I expected that it was maybe a dog in the yard with cats or something. A stray. Never thought the dog was being stabbed.”

Animal lovers are carefully following the story of Ollie, and his brutal torture continues to affect everyone involved – especially Tanya who was extremely upset when she saw Ollie’s photo on the news.  No arrests have been made, but everyone hopes Ollie will find some justice.

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14 replies
  1. Adrienne says:

    Hope they find this vile scum and destroy his/their lives the way they did to Ollie. RIP Ollie you did know caring people who helped you cross the rainbow bridge.

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  2. Stephen Phillips says:

    Find the bastard who is responsible, and exact “Biblical” reciprocity (an-eye-for-an-eye)!
    I volunteer to administer!

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  3. vicki hood says:

    Justice for Ollie. What horrors that poor innocent went through. The tears are still streaming down the faces of many of us that care. Glad the police are involved and apparently successful in finding the scum that tortured and killed Ollie. Thanks are to be said to those that tried to help him. Please stay involved for the courts to come to proper punishment. That’s the neighbor, Ollies finders and the medical personnel that took Ollie in. Please stay involved so there will be justice for Ollie.

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  4. Pamela Garlisch says:

    Please keep on this case! These people need to be found and prosecuted and spend a long time in jail! They are unfit to breathe air on this earth!

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  5. Ezgi Melody says:

    I am FERVENTLY HOPING that the “sadistic piece of crap, the lowlife, the vermin, the degenerate, the scum of the earth” (this is my polite vocabulary) that did this to Ollie suffers the most debilitating, painful disease known to mankind. May this person be struck down “sooner rather than later”……

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  6. RED says:

    Please find the monsters who did this. If this how they think you can treat an animal…a living, breathing thing….. think what they will do to a human!!

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  7. PAMELA D says:

    ANOTHER POS ADDED TO THE FUCKING LIST OF ANIMAL ABUSERS. WORDS CAN’T EXPRESS MY ANGER TOWARDS THESE LOW LIFE BASTARDS AND I HOPE THEY SLOWLY ROT WITH CANCER OR SOMEONE DOES THE SAME TO THEM AND I WISH IT WAS ME TO DO IT.

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