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Webster City man facing animal abuse charge.
Posted: Jun 13 2013 by ppowers

 

Webster City Police Thursday afternoon charged 25 year old Travis Skoland of 1430 Kendall Young Road, Apartment 15 with Animal Abuse, an aggravated misdemeanor.Webster City Police Chief Brian Hughes reported a male subject was literally, dragging a pit bull puppy along a gravel road by its leash and collar. A Webster City Police Officer responded to Kendall Young Road by the Kendall Young Apartments area and observed Skoland carrying the puppy. The animal by the name of "Queen" is a 3 month old Pit Bull puppy and was bleeding from its mouth and paws. The officer transported the animal to the Webster City Veterinary Clinic for an emergency evaluation. The animal's internal temperature was 110 degrees Fahrenheit. The animal was treated for heat exposure and multiple lacerations and wounds. The police has placed the animal in protective custody until a hearing can be held to determine if the animal should be released to its owners or will be placed for adoption. Travis Skoland is not the owner of Queen but does reside at the same address of the owners. Skoland was arrested and transported to the Hamilton County Jail on the charge filed against him.

 

Webster City Police Thursday afternoon charged 25 year old Travis Skoland of 1430 Kendall Young Road, Apartment 15 with Animal Abuse, an aggravated misdemeanor.Webster City Police Chief Brian Hughes reported a male subject was literally, dragging a pit bull puppy along a gravel road by its leash and collar. A Webster City Police Officer responded to Kendall Young Road by the Kendall Young Apartments area and observed Skoland carrying the puppy. The animal by the name of "Queen" is a 3 month old Pit Bull puppy and was bleeding from its mouth and paws. The officer transported the animal to the Webster City Veterinary Clinic for an emergency evaluation. The animal's internal temperature was 110 degrees Fahrenheit. The animal was treated for heat exposure and multiple lacerations and wounds. The police has placed the animal in protective custody until a hearing can be held to determine if the animal should be released to its owners or will be placed for adoption. Travis Skoland is not the owner of Queen but does reside at the same address of the owners. Skoland was arrested and transported to the Hamilton County Jail on the charge filed against him.

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