- Texas, USA -
34-year-old JOSEPH DEWAYNE LLOYD (pictured below), kicked and strangulated a German Shepherd puppy to death on Thursday, January 23.
KSHN NEWS reports that the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home in the New Caney area after several concerned neighbors heard LLOYD beating his dog inside of his home.
The furbaby was found lifeless in a nearby dumpster.
LLOYD, of Dayton, TX, was arrested Friday, January 24, and booked in the Montgomery County Jail.
He was charged with third-degree felony cruelty to non-livestock animals and his bond was set at $5,000.
The Chron reports that according to public records, the accused has 13 convictions in Texas for misdemeanor offenses and one jail state felony conviction on a 2016 obstruction and retaliation charge.