UPDATE, July 26: Courtroom paperwork obtained by ABC-7 on Monday offered new particulars within the case of a person accused of abandoning a Husky on a roadside in Horizon Metropolis final week in an incident captured on viral video.
68-year-old Luis Antonio Campos faces animal cruelty costs stemming from the canine dumping at Ascencion and Temperance streets on July 20.
Courtroom paperwork point out Campos reportedly instructed sheriff’s investigators that the canine was a stray in his neighborhood that killed a neighbor’s canine and destroyed his backyard, so he determined to relocate the Husky and didn’t have the telephone quantity for Animal Management.
Investigators stated Campos additionally instructed them that the younger man seen on video taking the collar off the canine had nothing to do along with his determination to relocate the Husky. Campos stated he merely requested the boy to assist him catch and launch the animal.
In response to the American Kennel Club, the Siberian Husky is among the many least aggressive and extra pleasant canine breeds.
UPDATE, July 23: El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies on Friday introduced the arrest of a person for abandoning a canine on the facet of an Horizon Metropolis highway and driving off in an incident that was captured on a video that went viral.
The 68-year-old man, Luis Antonio Campus, was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on a cost of animal cruelty, along with his bond set at $5,000.
Deputies stated additionally they anticipated making a second arrest within the case quickly.
UPDATE, July 22: The tragic story of a Husky deserted on the facet of an Horizon Metropolis highway now has a cheerful ending.
The Clappsaddle household is bringing in a brand new addition to their dwelling after watching the viral video of the canine chasing a car, after the individuals inside left the Husky on the roadside and drove off.
The Husky’s new household has given him the title “Ninook,” after a personality from the 1987 movie “The Misplaced Boys.”
“After I noticed the video and I noticed him run after the automotive, it simply made my coronary heart really feel like damaged – however now that he is working round and he is comfortable, I really feel very comfortable and excited,” stated Maddie Clappsaddle.
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Workplace animal cruelty unit stated it continues its investigation aimed toward fidning those that deserted the canine.
ORIGINAL REPORT, July 21: HORIZON CITY, Texas — Animal cruelty investigators on Wednesday sought to determine a household seen on video abandoning a canine alongside the facet of a highway in Horizon Metropolis earlier than taking off of their automotive.
The incident occurred Tuesday close to the intersection of Ascencion and Temperance, the place authorities stated they discovered the deserted Husky after receiving a name a few canine being left alongside the roadway.
Video of the incident, taken by witness Pleasure Dominguez, was offered to ABC-7. It was additionally posted to social media and has gone viral.
Authorities requested anybody who can determine the household within the video to name the Sheriff’s Workplace at 915-832-4408 or 915-538-2185.
“These crimes towards our unvoiced animal victims are taken severely and we actively search to carry suspects accountable for these merciless acts,” a sheriff’s spokesman stated in an announcement Wednesday indicating that deputies have been actively working the case.
The spokesman indicated an examination of the deserted Husky discovered the canine to be in good well being; the canine has been positioned with an area animal rescuer for care.