Person

The bounty that even Dog the Bounty Hunter admits is probably 'out of his league'

Posted by in news
              
1104-1i2dd5x.jpg

Dog the Bounty Hunter has come out and admitted that there's one prize he won't go after - the $5million the US government is offering for information leading to the capture of escaped Mexican druglord, El Chapo.

Joaquín 'el Chapo' Guzmán, kingpin of the feared Sinaloa cartel and one of the biggest drugdealers in the world, bust out of maximum security prison earlier this month and the escape triggered an international manhunt.

The prospect of such wealth and glory should have any bounty hunter worth their salt salivating at the chance to chase such a rare quarry, right?

Apparently not. Dog (real name Duane Chapman) told FOX411 that he would not be going after El Chapo because "he probably would be out of my league."

1104-1f0mpsw.jpg

Besides which, bounty hunting is illegal in Mexico, as it is in most civilised countries - a fact that Dog learnt the hard way after being arrested in 2003 for capturing an American citizen who had crossed the border.

The reality TV star did have advice for anyone braver/stupider than himself who was thinking about going after the most dangerous man in the world though:

In order to take him down, number one, you better have a fully automatic weapon... With my weapon, you have to get really close to him—and you couldn’t get that close to him because he probably has five or six guys with him at all times.

There would have to be two or three of you to take him down because he is going to shoot it out next time. Last time, I heard they surrounded him and gave him a chance to come out.

Do not - we repeat, do not - try this at home.


More: Nacho cheese, a trail of lottery tickets and two crates of beer: meet the worst (alleged) criminal in the history of crime

Keep scrolling for next article