Tuesday, May 10, 2016

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Animal Cruelty Case

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division is seeking information from the public that will lead to the identification of suspect(s) involved in an animal cruelty case. On May 8, 2016, Deputy J. Smith responded to the 40000 block of Dellabrooke Road in Mechanicsville, for the report of an injured animal.
The investigation revealed a black pit bull mix with white paws, was suffering from visible lacerations to the right side of its neck caused by a suspected rope or cable used as a leash for the dog.
The complainant advised the dog was walking around the yard when the complainant noticed the deep laceration and immediately called the Sheriff’s Office.
Animal control was contacted and transported the dog to a local Veterinary Hospital for treatment.
The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to contact Deputy J. Smith at Jason.Smith@stmarysmd.com or by phone at 301-475-4200, ext. *9029.
Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637).

Or call the #SMCSO Duty Officer at 301.475.8008
St. Mary's County CRIME SOLVERS offers rewards up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary's County that leads to an arrest or indictment.