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A 33-year-old Gilbert woman accused of putting her Shih Tzu dog in the trunk when she drove it to the vet in 110-plus degree heat in August was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of animal cruelty charges.
The defense attorney for a Mesa man shown in a video punting a kitten alleges that the DVD video, which was widely shown by Valley media, was a heavily edited copy of an original 8-millimeter film that was thrown away.
Gilbert police arrested a man, 19, Monday on suspicion of animal cruelty after witnesses reported he was dragging a small dog.
The dog had been kicked and punched repeatedly, and police found the animal with rubber bands tied around its testicles as part of an at-home neutering procedure. The dog would have suffered a slow and painful death if no one had intervened, officials said.
Scenes of man's inhumanity to bird are all too familiar to Tammy Vrettos of Gilbert, who spends much of her time caring for and placing ducks and geese rounded up from overcrowded lakes and ponds.
Jeffrey Bain of Scottsdale was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of misdemeanor animal cruelty.
A man has been accused of animal cruelty for abandoning 15 cats in a Tempe apartment for more than a month.
Authorities say a man has been arrested in an animal cruelty case in the town of Guadalupe.
Maricopa County prosecutors have filed a felony criminal complaint against a Mesa man who allegedly tried to feed a kitten to a python and later killed the feline by drop-kicking it.
A Florence man who reportedly dragged his horse behind his vehicle and used a piece of pipe to beat the animal will face one charge of animal cruelty, according to the Pinal County Attorney's Office.
Shouting and applause spilled out of a tiny Chandler courtroom on Friday as a veteran city police sergeant was acquitted on an animal cruelty charge in the death of his police dog.
Police have arrested a Mesa man on suspicion of hitting and injuring his bulldog so severely that the dog had to be euthanized.
Chandler police Sgt. Tom Lovejoy, right, listens to his attorney, Robert Kavanagh, during Lovejoy's trial Friday at San Tan Justice Court in Chandler. POOL PHOTO
Wayne Alston Fuller
The trial has been delayed for a Chandler police officer accused of animal cruelty in the death of his police dog last summer.
Deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office have arrested two West Valley men in separate incidents of animal cruelty.
Rapper DMX was arrested Friday at his Cave Creek home on suspicion of seven counts of animal cruelty and four counts of drug possession.
IN NEED OF A FRIEND: A dog peers out from its kennel Friday at the Apache Junction Animal Control center in Apache Junction.
An undercover investigator for Mercy for Animals notes that nothing could prepare him for what he saw during a ten-week undercover investigation in a pig factory farm.
The Animal Cruelty Task Force poster contest deadline is fast approaching. Councilwoman Thelda Williams encourages fourth- and fifth-grade students in Phoenix to enter the city’s contest before the deadline of Halloween Day, Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. Prizes include: $100 for first place; $50 for second place; and other prizes for honorable mentions.
It is urgent — we have only a few days — for all of us to call Gov. Jan Brewer and implore her to reject House Bill 2780. Her telephone number is (602) 542-4331.