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Two people arrested for throwing puppies in dumpster; dogs rescued by neighbor

1 month 1 week 2 days ago Monday, June 03 2024 Jun 3, 2024 June 03, 2024 8:33 PM June 03, 2024 in News
Source: WBRZ

OPELOUSAS - Deputies in St. Landry Parish arrested a woman accused of throwing two puppies in a dumpster and a man who was with her when she discarded the animals. 

The sheriff's office shared a video of the pair, identified as Jasmine Mounton and Kendall Tyler, walking past a dumpster behind Sebastian Westend Seafood. The video shows Mounton carrying a puppy, opening a dumpster and tossing the dog in before grabbing another puppy and throwing it in as well. The woman left the dumpster lid open as she walked away. 

Deputies said a neighbor spotted the dogs and rescued them. 

Mounton and Tyler were arrested for animal cruelty and booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail. 

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