According to a criminal complaint and published reports, 33-year-old Eric James Dowlen sicced the pit on a 21-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy with whom he had been arguing Sunday night at the Balboa apartment complex on San Sebastian Court on the shores of Clear Lake.
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Nassau Bay police chief Joey Cashiola told the Galveston County Daily News yesterday that the two victims were taken to St. John Hospital.
There they were treated for multiple non-life-threatening dog bites to their arms and legs and later released.
The pooch was taken and placed under quarantine. Dowlen was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and has been released in lieu of a $30,000 bond.
Per Facebook, the heavily-inked Dowlen has an interesting job -- he is a remote-control pilot of marine vehicles. He's also a big-time punk/rockabilly cat. A public records search turns up no prior arrests.