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  • Bayou Blue woman wanted on animal cruelty, other charges

    May 13, 2016 11:08 AM

    THIBODAUX - A Bayou Blue woman is on the run after deputies say they found dozens of small dogs on her property that were not being properly cared for. The Courier reports Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says in a statement that 58-year-old Rhonda Hall is wanted on 14 counts... more »
  • Houma man arrested after shooting neighbor's pit bull

    May 11, 2016 2:40 PM

    HOUMA - Police in Houma say a man faces animal cruelty charges after he reportedly killed his neighbor’s pit bull in an act of revenge after the canine bit his son. 60-year-old Karl Kohman, of Houma, is now accused of shooting the 2-year-old dog with a .22 caliber handgun... more »
  • 2 arrested after 11 emaciated dogs found in Metairie home

    April 7, 2016 6:34 AM

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Two people who authorities say were banned from owning pets without permission have been arrested after nearly a dozen dogs were found emaciated at a Metairie home. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office spokesman Col. John Fortunato tells media outlets that 37-year-old Alvin Esquilin and 54-year-old Lenjean Henry... more »
  • Men accused of tossing kittens arrested for animal cruelty

    March 16, 2016 1:25 PM

    NEW IBERIA - The Humane Society reports a pair of men accused of throwing two kittens out on the side of a New Iberia road have been arrested on animal cruelty charges. Rocky Gates, Director of the Angel Paws Adoption agency, was leaving her facility around noon on Saturday... more »
  • Former mayor Longanecker pleads guilty to child porn, animal cruelty Play Video

    January 19, 2016 12:43 PM

    GONZALES - The former Mayor of Sorrento, Wilson Longanecker Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to possessing child porn and animal cruelty in an Ascension Parish Courtroom. Longanecker's deal for his guilty plea to all 50 charges gets him 40 years behind bars, according to authorities. He will receive credit... more »
  • Donations sought after 40 animals taken from hoarders

    October 13, 2015 1:32 PM

    BOGALUSA, La. - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Washington Parish couple for cruelty to animals recently and seized more than 40 neglected cats and dogs from their home in Bogalusa, according to the Humane Society of Louisiana. HSL Director Jeff Dorson said deputies arrested Terri Turner and her daughter, Frannie... more »
  • BRPD: Man told wife 'I'm going to kill you and your kids'

    October 13, 2015 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man during a domestic abuse investigation in which officers said they also found three emaciated dogs belonging to the suspect. BRPD accused 32-year-old Bobby Rogers of domestic abuse battery, aggravated assault with a firearm and cruelty to animals after his arrest... more »
  • Police: Utah man arrested after video of violent cat beating

    April 20, 2015 5:30 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah man has been arrested after authorities say a hidden video camera in the home where he was staying captured him violently beating a cat. Authorities say 19-year-old Jordan Lindquist of Saratoga Springs was taken into custody Friday on a felony animal cruelty charge. Police... more »
  • Trial for cruelty to a puppy set for Monday

    January 25, 2015 5:19 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says demonstrations won't be allowed near the courthouse during trial of a man accused of abandoning a pit bull puppy in a rental unit last year. Thirty-two-year-old Gabriel Lee is scheduled for trial Monday on a charge of cruelty to the puppy, then... more »
  • Woman accused of leaving puppies in storage shed

    September 5, 2014 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman faces animal cruelty charges after authorities discovered she left two small puppies in a small storage room for a week. Baton Rouge Constables responded to an apartment to serve an eviction, and found the two pups in an unventilated storage room. The puppies had... more »
  • Slidell PD save puppy from hot car, arrest owners

    June 30, 2014 3:08 PM

    SLIDELL - Officers arrested two people on animal cruelty charges after Slidell Police rescued a puppy that was locked in a vehicle Sunday afternoon. Police said they responded to the parking lot of Northshore Square Mall after they received calls from witnesses reporting the puppy in distress in a... more »
  • Mayoral candidate faces animal cruelty charges Play Video

    March 14, 2014 5:52 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Mayoral candidate Larry Bell is out of jail after he was arrested for one count of animal cruelty recently. Four of Larry Bell's horses were taken by West Baton Rouge Animal Control almost two weeks ago. Richard Summers with WBAC says this is an ongoing problem... more »
  • Cop accused of killing puppy

    March 5, 2014 7:54 PM

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND- A Baltimore cop is charged with animal cruelty for killing his girlfriend's puppy and texting her a picture of the dog's body. Alec Eugene Taylor surrendered to authorities on Wednesday. Police say Taylor's girlfriend called them and accused him of killing their seven-month old dog, Rocko. She says... more »
  • Malnourished horse found dead at airport Play Video

    January 7, 2013 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities found a dead horse tied to a concrete barrier near the Baton Rouge Metro Airport this morning, and are searching for its owner. Hilton Cole, the parish animal control director, said the malnourished horse was tied to the barrier with a tow strap. They believe... more »

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