#Animal Cruelty


City police calls – Oct. 27

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies. Tyler J. Wells, 32, Nineveh, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, 1:03 a.m., by the Columbus Police Department, released on $2,500 bond. Otis L. Gordon, 42, of 1488 Ruddick Ave., Columbus,...
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Man convicted of stabbing Dalmatian dog to death in Susank

A man was convicted of cruelty to animals and criminal trespass through a Barton County jury Tuesday. In November 2020, Christopher Delauder went on his neighbor’s property and killed their Dalmatian dog. A report stated the incident occurred in Susank. At the time, Delauder had no explanation as to what prompted him to kill the dog. The dog was in a kennel when Delauder entered the kennel and stabbed it at least eight times.
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Dangerous Borderland trend: Young men firing guns from moving cars

EL PASO, Texas -- A dangerous trend is playing out in the Borderland: Armed young men looking for a few seconds of fame on social media by firing off weapons in public. Police on Tuesday asked for the public's help trying to find two young men who recorded themselves two days ago shooting an AR-15 The post Dangerous Borderland trend: Young men firing guns from moving cars appeared first on KVIA.
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Shoplifting call leads to animal cruelty charge

A man who was confronted by Bowie County sheriff’s deputies for alleged shoplifting from a store in Redwater, Texas, in September was given a misdeamor theft citation and arrested for felony animal cruelty. James Lynn Taylor, 27, and a second suspect identified in court records as Taylor’s younger adult brother...

Emergency Dispatch Report for Breckenridge and Stephens County for Oct. 4-11, 2021

Editor’s note: The weekly emergency dispatch report for Breckenridge and Stephens County is compiled from the daily logs of the local 9-1-1 dispatchers. It includes local calls involving the Breckenridge Police Department, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office, the Breckenridge Fire Department, the AMR ambulance service and other entities in the area.

Vacaville Doctor Accused Of Hoarding Dead Cats In Her Freezer

VACAVILLE (CBS13) – A Vacaville doctor has come under fire from the medical board for allegedly hoarding dead cats in her freezer. The Kaiser Permanente physician is also accused of child endangerment after her son was removed from what investigators called “dirty” and “unsafe” conditions. Is she still seeing patients? The short answer is no. Kaiser says Dr. Rebecca Darsey is no longer seeing patients but we still don’t know how long that’s been the case. An eight-page complaint details an investigation that started in 2018. Dr. Darcey, a family medicine doctor in Yolo County, is said to have engaged in disturbing behavior. State...

Inhumane ‘Lilac Dog’ Breeding Finds New Footing In Recent Craze

People with far too much money, making commodities out of things they shouldn’t, is nothing new. But the Lilac Dog craze is a particularly absurd and cruel stretch. According to an informative and humorous piece by The Guardian, a Lilac Dog is a pedigree bred specifically to be an unusually colored showpiece — basically, arm candy, but dogs.

'He hit it once and then backed off and hit it harder a second time': St. Louis carriage company owner talks after suspect 'rammed' carriage downtown

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Carriage Company said their horse and driver are alright after being "rammed" by a truck downtown over the weekend. St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the intersection of 9th Street and Olive Street on Saturday to investigate after a man with a white pickup truck allegedly rammed the rear end of a horse carriage multiple times.

Volunteers rush to aid animals at closed Ark. shelter

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — Animal rescue groups from across the country are converging on the Humane Society of the Delta in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, faced with the challenge of evaluating the health of hundreds of dogs and dozens of cats. The City of Helena-West Helena seized the shelter last Thursday following numerous complaints and an […]

Starting Next Year it Will Be Illegal to Chain Your Dog Up in Texas

If you're someone that leaves your dog chained up all day, you have a few months to come up with a new plan. This has been something in the works in Texas for a few years now and was recently vetoed by Abbott in the summer. This morning he officially signed the bill into law and will go into effect January 18, 2022. So what do you have to do to ensure you're not breaking the law?