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N.J. German shepherd gets called to jury duty

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BRIDGETON, N.J. – Could this prospective juror take a bite out of crime?

Cumberland County, N.J., has summoned IV Griner to jury duty. The only problem is that IV is a 5-year-old German shepherd.

Her owner tells KYW-TV in Philadelphia he sorted out the confusion soon after the summons arrived at his Bridgeton home.

The dog’s owner is Barrett Griner IV. He uses the Roman numeral for four in his name. He named his dog using the letters “I” and “V.”

The county’s judiciary coordinator says the computer likely mistook the Roman numeral for Griner’s first name and mailed the summons.

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