EVANSVILLE, Ind. – A dog changed into dragged to death behind a truck in Evansville Tuesday morning, according to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's office.
Deputies spoke back to the enviornment of Pearl force after receiving distinct experiences asserting a black Ford F-one hundred fifty was dragging the dog on a leash at the back of the automobile.
one of the 911 callers witnessed the truck dragging the dog and attempted to cease the it by means of honking her horn. When the driver failed to cease, the 911 caller sped across the truck and blocked the driving force's path. the driving force received out of his car, untied the deceased dog and left it within the roadway. The lady additionally mentioned being threatened by way of the driving force earlier than he drove away.
Deputies later discovered and puzzled the motive force of the truck, Brandyn Cox, who informed them that he drove a person named Jamie McFarland to his home earlier in the day.
Cox told deputies that once they arrived to the domestic, they found the dog unattended, supposedly left there by a friend. The home become littered the dog's feces, so McFarland allegedly made the remark, "I'm going to [expletive] that dog up! here's unacceptable!" after which allegedly tied the dog to Cox's truck whereas he turned into in the restroom.
Cox told deputies that he left in the truck, unaware that McFarland had tied the dog to it.
Deputies say McFarland admitted to attaching the dog to the trailer hitch of the truck, but he claimed he tried to stop Cox from leaving.
Wednesday, McFarland turned into placed below arrest and booked into the Vanderburgh County prison. He's charged with torturing or mutilating a vertebrate animal.
The incident continues to be beneath investigation and additional charges are feasible.