A woman from Crystal Springs, Mississippi was arrested and charged with animal cruelty. She was seen in a video that was posted on Facebook beating up a doggo.
– A dog was abused by a woman.
– The dog belonged to the mother of the woman.
– The woman was arrested and charged but…
The video was taken by a neighbor who was concerned for the welfare of the doggo. The woman could be seen striking the doggo then later yanking him backwards that it even flipped while being walked on the sidewalk. After the video was uploaded on social media, Crystal Springs Police Chief Chris Palmer said that they received numerous calls asking the officers to work on the case.
The offender was identified as 32-year-old Madeline Winternheimer. She already paid the bond amounting to $1,500 that is why she has gotten out of jail.
The dog was taken to a vet and was given back to the mother of the woman arrested. Since the incident, rescue organizations and animal rights activists hopes that the Dog and Cat Pet Protection Law be amended to impose stricter penalties.
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