Monday, August 13, 2012
A resident of Hailey Drive in Bogart, Ga. says her pet Labrador Retriever came home Sunday evening with the injuries.
The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case of animal cruelty after a pet Labrador Retriever was shot multiple times Sunday. The owner told a deputy her dog requires extensive surgery to recover from the gunshot wounds to both front legs and the back right leg. The dog had left the yard in the 1000 block of Hailey Drive around 6:15 p.m. and returned 15 minutes later with the injuries, according to an incident report. The dog's owner said the pet is not aggressive and wanders around the neighborhood regularly. The family did not hear any gunshots. A neighbor and deputy followed a trail of bloody pawprints from the entrance of Hailey Drive to a front yard located in the 1000 block of Rocky Branch Road. You might also be …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
An English Bulldog that had no access to water and was panting heavily was turned over to Animal Control, deputies report. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
A Bogart couple was charged with public drunkenness and animal cruelty Tuesday after deputies say their pet English Bulldog was found tied to the floorboard of a car with no access to water. Oconee County Sheriff's deputies were called to Walmart on Epps Bridge Parkway around 12:30 p.m. where managers said a woman had entered the men's restroom and was yelling at her fiance. The man told deputies the argument was about lost keys. According to the incident report, both said they had recently taken drugs prescribed to them. "The female subject appeared to have a difficult time keeping her eyes open, was slurring her speech, had difficulty standing and appeared to be heavily under the influence," one deputy noted in the report. The other …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Watkinsville Police Department.
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012
A 50-year-old Watkinsville man was recently charged with cruelty to animals after shooting a neighbor's cat, a violation of the City's Animal Control Ordinance. According to Watkinsville Police Chief Lee O'Dillon, the Christian Lane resident shot the cat in the subdivision with a .22 rifle on Friday, March 23. The cat had to be euthanized as a result of its injuries, he explained. The man told police he shot at the animal because he mistook the pet for a stray cat that had been causing problems with other pets in the area, O'Dillon stated in a news release. He was charged on March 27 with two violations of city ordinances: cruelty to animals and discharging a firearm inside the city. O'Dillon recapped some of the other incidents that …