Man accused of choking, drowning dog in Madison County


MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police say a man choked a dog, attempted to drown it in the toilet, threw it in a box and then tossed it in the dumpster Saturday in Madison County.

Richmond Police say Tyler Dabney told them the dog bit him while they were playing. They say he also told officers as soon as he got paid he was going to have the dog put down.

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Police say the dog was up and walking around when they went to investigate.

Dabney was arrested and charged with Cruelty to Animals 2nd degree