Man accused of throwing dog over a fence arrested
BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made after a man was seen throwing a dog over a fence at a local animal shelter.
Deputies arrested Richard Hawn Wednesday morning after receiving an anonymous tip.
Hawn is accused of throwing a dog over the fence at the Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS) on Quinn Drive.
The act was caught on the agency's surveillance video.
Hawn faces Cruelty to Animals charges . He also has traffic warrants.