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Dog the Bounty Hunter arrested

Dog is in the doghouse.

A&E;'s Dog, The Bounty Hunter, real name Duane Chapman, was taken into custody in his Honolulu home early this morning by US Marshals. The Marshals also arrested two other members of Chapman's team, incuding his son Leland, and all face possible extradition to Mexico.

An arrest warrant was issued after the men failed to keep in touch with Mexican authorities following a 2003 incident in Mexico. In June of that year, Dog and his crew went to Mexico and tracked and captured Andrew Luster, the Max Factor cosmetics heir who was wanted in the US on rape charges.

Since bounty hunting is illegal in Mexico, Dog and his men were arrested and held for several days and upon release were told to report back to Mexican authorities once a week. Luster was also arrested at the time and extradited to the US.

Now, the Mexican government says Dog and company didn't hold up their end of the bargain.

"The arrest warrant was signed by a US magistrate in Hawaii on September 13. The warrant was based on a formal request based on a diplomatic note from the government of Mexico," a spokesperson from the US Marshal's Office said.

Chapman and crew are scheduled to have a hearing today, at which time it will be decided whether or not they are to be extradited to Mexico to face charges.

"He arrests the bad guys--and he is definitely not one of them," Chapman's publicist said of him.

Dog is A&E;'s top-rated show, drawing an average 2 million viewers a week. Earlier this year, Chapman was slapped with a lawsuit by a man who claimed he had suffered damage to his reputation after being wrongly accused by the bounty hunter on camera.

Luster was convicted of drugging and raping three women and is currently serving a 124-year prison sentence.

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Ok so they want to charge Dog for putting a dangerous rapist in jail ? Maybe because I'm not American and don't really know much about usa law but isn't somebody in the goverment seriously missing the point ?
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I think that the dog should up-hold the standards of the law as he is enforcing. He knows that he needed to report himself to the proper authorities for his decisions in crossing the border to arrest a criminal from justice. No one is immune from the law. But I also believe that he should not be made an example of just because of his status as a celbrity. There are alot more going on wrong with justice than just turning lose the criminals and restraining the innocent. Yes, the Dog is harsh in what he does, but that is no crime, just passion for the law and its people.
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I am also for the dog and his gang. I understand the Mexico law about bounty hunters, but there should be a line in it that if someone is wanted in another state, that person is free game for bounty hunters. It's a shame that when you try to do good you get the worst end of it. And for the guy with the reputation, well as I see it, the dog family looks into the suspects very carfully, so if they were wrongly accused, than that wasn't thier fault, it would be the person who gave them the information.

They need to leave the dog and his family do what they do best, get rid of the bad eggs.
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like what he stands for but if he has no proof that he followed the Mexicans guide lines than he has done wrong. their is guide lines that need to be followed remember the statement i never had sex with that woman.
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To the Chapman family I am 100 percent behind you all the way. What you guys did was pretty brave not to many people in their right mind would have done what you three men did to capture the rapist....good job and keep up with the awesome job you guys have been known for. A role model in everyone's eyes around the world. For doing the right thing you guys are paying the price, which I think and a lot of other people think it's wrong too. Keep your spirits up high and take this day by day all will work out as plan.
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Dawg...I saw this show and quickly laughed and turned it off. How on earth do such things and phoney people make it to TV?? Gezzzzz These aquirrels run around like some kind of swat team with all this crap hanging off of them and such. I've never seen such a bunch of phonies in my life. This kind of thing in itself should be illegal. What a total joke!
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I think it is crazy what's happening...I support the chapman's 100 percent!!
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This whole story is whacky. The guy is the heir to Max factor fortune yet has to rape chicks to get some action. WOW that pretty much defines loosers as rich=women and hot ones at that. This guys is obviously a total turd. Next: Mexico=joke. Yeah we have immigration laws that Mexico don't see the need to enforce, why is it we care about/respect their laws? Fair is fair. As for the "scum" that Mr. Chapman gets off the streets.. well sadly people that is the one thing people who write comments such as those seem to be missing. He treats a lot of those "scum" with class and always with an attitude that seems to follow the innocent until guilty theory. He offers to try and help a lot of them get out of the gutter, and this is what makes him more than just a money grubbing fame grabber.
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Jesus promises that satisfaction will come to those who seek the good things of God.What has happend to all of you, will be A O.K. Mexico,will not prosper in any way!!!WE the UNINTED STATES OF AMERICA should say enough is enough! NO other person in our country will ever feel scared because of some rich piece of trash who absolutly doesn;t regard any woman in this world. GOD spelled backwards is Man's best friend!! YOU GO DOG &Family.Faithingod & Dog The wife.
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Tim, keep you'r head up!!If I was to listen to all the things in my past, I would never have been able to stay the course GOD chose for me!I'm so proud someone like you all did what THE U.SMARSCHEL"S could"nt!!! THEY should be sooo ashamed. I'm there little girl, what would they do?I live daily with what has happend to my daughter and I.I'd probably do worse than the CHAPMANS did!!All I can say now,is KEEP THE FAITH!Matthew 5:12 Thankyou ericsgirl2 I feel valadated!!!!!
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you know all you people pitching such a fit and saying how wrong and bad dog did things dont have a clue he got a rapist off the street a man who raped young women and didnt care how many of you have children and how many of you would want the same thing to happen to your children im glad he got the trash off the street i have 2 teenage daughters and am thankful dog got that piece of trash where he belonged
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My God, What has the world come to!!!!I"m so proud we live in a country that prescious people like your"selves can do what you do.We need you THE CHAPMAN'S everywhere! Myself and oldest daughter are rape surviors. Thank GOD you took that piece of trash OUT! If our PEOPLE would get behind you all, and get our President to stand up for what is RIGHT, NO WEAPON FORMED AGAINST SHALL PROSPER!!We are behind you all.FAITHINGOD;S WIFE. BETH keep the Faith!GO GOD GO DOG!!
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LIKE BETH SAID LAST NIGHT ,THIS IS GETTING OUT OF HAND. IS ALL ABOUT MONEY! FOR OUR COUNTRY TO MAKE A DEAL IS NOT RIGHT. PRES.BUSH I HOPE YOUR HEARING ALL THIS. DO SOMETHING!!! IF BUY SOME CRAZY CHANCE MEXICO DOES GET THERE WAY, EVERY BOYCOTT MEXICO.

BETH & DOG& FAMILY, HANG IN THERE,WE ALL LOVE YOU GUYS, AND WILL BE PRAYING.
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My heart goes out to Beth and the whole family and all the fans affected by this. I cannot believe in the midst of all going on in the Country or the nation for that matter that Dog would be singled out and arrested for getting scum off the streets for ALL OF US, come on President Bush, the Attorney General, the Government of Hawaii, someone step in and clear this up as DOG has contributed alot to his community and asked for little if anything back. STEP UP! it is all such bull sh#$!
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The DOG and his hot son Leland and bro Tim getting arrested right now shows exactly what Beth said. If you live in the USA and you are POS criminal you can just run to Mexico live the great life with no worries and no one can do anything about it. He took a person that was so repelling off the streets. A person who had been convicted of so many charges and was looking to go from rape to murder. If the USA doesnt stand up and back these 3 people up then our justice system is really screwed up.
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To Jada1985: What did the English language ever do to you? Remember the point of posting is to convey a message. I have no concept of what you are saying in this post:



>>>>I do not know what to say about Dog going to Jail. To me the Mexico Government is think of they come they take a sex guy off they street they should be happy that guy who can not do that to any of they women or they kids in that Country to me. Plus what make it worse is the 12 Armed Marshals come into they house around 6:00AM and I think Baby Lisa Boyfriend was taking down by gun point to me that was not that right thing to do when they is kids in side of the home why could they not gone to his work and then arrest them at that time they would not be any kids around and the kids did not see they did go to jail over to me noting at all.Know the kid could be have problem with that. Could be have problems sleeping and Have problems with school and Friends to me
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lol, I havent seen this show before though :p
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To the few people, who got their heads up their butts. Maybe he did and then again maybe he didn't

I see you are condemning him before you know the details. Its not Guilty until found innocent,ITS INNOCENT UNTIL FOUND GUILTY.
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OH MAN..



I find it very crazy that Dog,Leland and Tim might be charged for this.It really isn't fair considering that they are doing something so great with their lives and making the streets a bit better little bye little i hope that nothing horrible happens to them and the charges are dropped. Good luck guys...your awesome.
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Here is the latest update on the Dog situation from Honolulu. Dog, Leland and Tim were all released on Friday night on bail, as the judge concluded they are not flight risks. While out on bail, they will be required to remain in the state and wear electronic monitoring devices until they return to court for extradition hearings to face trial in Mexico. No date has been set for those hearings. Hear Dog and Beth tell the full story in their own words on Tuesday 9/19 at 10PM/ET exclusively on A&E's original presentation - DOG: THE FAMILY SPEAKS.
The special features post-release interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from the trying ordeal. Additionally, tune in to NBC's Today Show 9/18 on Monday morning to see Dog and Beth interviewed live by Matt Lauer.
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I Think this whole thing is so messed up? Dog and his Family are awsome people, The things they do for the fugitives are awsome.Dog And Beth, Just hang in there you and your family are in my prayers, I think the things you are doing with the war on ice is great, I have a sister in law in Texas,and she was addicted to ice, she lost my neices and nephews to cps and everything she owned. the Mexican goverment should just let it go,Andrew Luster is the real criminal, Not Dog and Leland and family. Good luck you all. And you are in our familys prayer.
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I think it is wrong for them to do this to dog and the family. How would the Mexican goverment have liked that guy to have raped any of his family. DOG YOU AND THE FAMILY STICK IN THERE WE ARE ROOTING FOR YA'LL. WE ALL LOVE YOU AND WE WILL BE PRAYING FOR YOU.
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i think this is just wrong why did mexico wait 3 years to do any thing ? they do good dog and his family i love the show they try to help people we r behind u dog god bless u and your family
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i think this is bull. dog and his family r great people they do it right try to help people to. this is just wrong .we stand behind dog and his family. hes in the us not mexico. bite um dog we r behind u
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I'm a huge fan of Dog. I honest to god believe him, Leeland, Tim should be set free of all charges. They were doing a wonderful job of getting a rapist off the street. And they have suffer actions for it. I don't believe thats right. They were doing what the Mexican authorites should have done, but it took us American's to get the job done. SO, LET DOG, LEELAND, AND TIM FREE OF ALL CHARGES. GOD BLESS YOU DOG, LEELAND, AND TIM AND YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS EACH AND EVERYDAY AND NIGHT. I LOVE YOU ALL!!!!!!
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I have been watching Mr.Chapmans show since it aired, I say this sucks how could they do this to them. The US Marshels waited till he was home to get him,they really shook up the little ones, and I bet they weren't pleasant about it. Come on people give us a break why not go after the real crimanals. Hang in their DOG as I know you will.
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He does good and he pays to go to jail while there are guilty people out there running the streets. Yeah what a system we live in.
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I disagree with this why after all this man has done to redeem himself. Please how many scum bags has he gotten in jail. Probably the first pretty boy with money though and someone is paying someone off. Give me a break, the man that he turned in has rapes who know how many women and we would probably still be living the good old live without any regrets. Good job Dog and may you be able to continue to do an outstanding job.
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Boo freaking hoo, people.



If Dog is supposed to be upholding the law, there's no reason why he himself shouldn't be held to the same standard. I suggest you deal with it.



Of course, whether that's actually what he's in it for is another question...
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I am a huge fan of Dog the bounty hunter and I cant believe that the Mexico people would do that here Dog is trying to help this world at and doing a great job at it and he gets arrested for it. Its like they say in Mexico its ok to have a rapist out there in this world thats so stupid Dog deserves to get out and keep doing his job.
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I do not know what to say about Dog going to Jail. To me the Mexico Government is think of they come they take a sex guy off they street they should be happy that guy who can not do that to any of they women or they kids in that Country to me. Plus what make it worse is the 12 Armed Marshals come into they house around 6:00AM and I think Baby Lisa Boyfriend was taking down by gun point to me that was not that right thing to do when they is kids in side of the home why could they not gone to his work and then arrest them at that time they would not be any kids around and the kids did not see they did go to jail over to me noting at all.Know the kid could be have problem with that. Could be have problems sleeping and Have problems with school and Friends to me
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is very sad that someone like him who take care always of everything didn't do it this time, more working in another country im his fan and i know he is a good guy but. still each country has their own rules and you must to take care of them you are a good man and remember always the only real law is God Law, be near him and He will help you in this and all mater

I will pray for all of you
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Seems to me that most of you who have commented on this issue don't have the slightest idea about how bounty hunting and the bail bonds business works.It's actually quite funy to see how you knock down Dog when you have no clue whatsoever about what you are talking about.

Go find a website that explains how the bail bonds business work and THEN come back and post your comments.
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This a wrong. Dog was getting this scum off our streets and helping people and then something like this happens. Yes he broke the law in Mexico but sometimes you have to brake the law to get a real bad guy. Our government should step in and do something about this.
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In my opinion he should have gotten arrested. We expect people to obey the law in the United States why should it be any different in another country. I thank him and his family for catching criminals and getting them off the streets. At least Mexico is not doing what the United States does sometimes and lets its high profile people go free. And we are the ones keeping Mexico in business by moving our companies down there.
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Another good point was made. In 2003 Dog may have been known in some circles but certainly not widely. Now he has a "successful for cable" TV show and has the appearance of having some money. Somebody in the Mexican system finally noticed his paperwork and made the connection. An idea was born! "Let's make him pay US!" Three years later...suspicious.
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Quote :"I thing Bounty Hunting should be against the law everywhere. For what do you guys have the police in the US??? That should be there job..."

If the cops did a better job, there wouldn't be a need for guys like this.
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I don't know what is going to happen , but I find his wife so darn attractive!
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there was a movie about Andrew Luster

A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0374600/

I had no idea that it was Dog who busted him :P

And that Andrew was a real ****
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I thing Bounty Hunting should be against the law everywhere. For what do you guys have the police in the US??? That should be there job...
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hang in there boys!!mexico sucks
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Good, now if only every other born again religious person was arrested the world would be a better place.
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This whole story is whacky. The guy is the heir to Max factor fortune yet has to rape chicks to get some action. WOW that pretty much defines loosers as rich=women and hot ones at that. This guys is obviously a total turd. Next: Mexico=joke. Yeah we have immigration laws that Mexico don't see the need to enforce, why is it we care about/respect their laws? Fair is fair. As for the "scum" that Mr. Chapman gets off the streets.. well sadly people that is the one thing people who write comments such as those seem to be missing. He treats a lot of those "scum" with class and always with an attitude that seems to follow the innocent until guilty theory. He offers to try and help a lot of them get out of the gutter, and this is what makes him more than just a money grubbing fame grabber.
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owned hahahaha and his haircut is fugly.
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I really do not know how to say this but, I think someone has a vendetta against the dog.All I can say is free the dog and get on with life. If Mexico thinks their going win a popularity contest with this one they are wrong.
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This is certainly unfair to his wife and children to have their Father torn from their home,however he himself teaches his children to abide by the laws of the land,now if the details on the reason for arrest are true then what Duane and his boy's did was wrong.We cannot teach our children to abide in the laws of the land on one hand and then on the other break the laws in Mexico.Yes most of us believe that Dog is a good man with good values,and a good Father,but we must not teach our children that two wrongs make a right.Now we also must ask ourselves if this whole thing was a conspiracy on behalf of someones government?lets pray for truth,and yes dog is a God fearing man!
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I'm sorry he and his family have to face this; I think he is a pretty stand-up guy and this is just crap. That being said, and knowing what he says and feels about the law, I wonder why he let it get to this point? Surely he knew what was required of him. It will be interesting to see how this is addressed on his show. Dog and Beth are two people who handle bad situations head-on without fear of a camera in their face while they deal with it, just look at how they handled the death of Duane's daughter earlier this year. I know A&E won't just let it go, either: they'll put on their "business hats" and milk it for every dime they can get!
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How BOGUS can things get? This guy has eliminated so much garbage from the streets. He and his team are great people! They work hard to clean up the streets and to relay the message that crime does not pay. Duane, Beth and all the rest also show us the value of God, love and family! This arrest is wrong! I say jump on the band wagon people and lets send out protest letters to every government agency that will and can assist Duane and his team on this! MEXICO? Come on.... What's up with this anyway?Check in every week?? What a joke!
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Hopefully Dog can settle this without a long stay in jail.
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Mexico just misses Luster's money. That's the only reason they are going after Dog, Tim, & Leland. I'm praying for their quick release and that the truth will prevail.
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