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MCPD seek animal cruelty charge

Monday, July 09, 2018 08:18 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

In Michigan City...charges could be filed against a man whose improperly care for dog

seemed on he verge of death.

A warrant is being sought against 21-year old Payton White.

Police say officers just over a week ago were called to a residence at 3201 Mall Court.

White had been taken to the hospital for a possible drug overdose and alcohol consumption.

The dog had a temperature of more than 105 degrees.

Police say the dog had very little hair from manage......infected nails and swollen feet along with

numerous sores.

Police say the dog also had a heart murmur from dehydration.

The dog was taken to an animal clinic where it was given a bath and medical attention.

Police are pursuing a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty against White.

The decision to charge is up to the prosecutor's office.
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