Tag: animal cruelty

Police Search for Suspect who burned a 2-month-old Puppy

Cameron County authorities are searching for the suspect who burned a two month old puppy; this causing him to suffer burns on 25 percent of his body. The puppy was taken to the humane society in Harlingen. He was transported to the Arroyo Veterinary Hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery. According to Cameron County Sheriff, Omar Lucio it could be one or two suspects responsible for this animal cruelty. He says those responsible could face 2 to 10 years in jail and a $10,000 dollar fine. Follow-up:...

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Laredo Man Behind Bars for Animal Cruelty

Laredo — The Laredo Police Department reporting Eduardo Gallegos was arrested after witnesses saw him kill a puppy by throwing it against a wall and proceeding to toss him in the trash can. It happened on the 1800 block of Mercer Street while he was with three children ages 7 and 6 and a 3 month old baby. Gallegos was charged with animal cruelty to non-livestock animals and remains at the Webb County Jail without...

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