Friday, March 27, 2009

As my sister said - WTF people!

Dear Tia,

On March 17, Antonio Ray, 37, allegedly dragged a pit bull from his bicycle through the Ardmore, Oklahoma city streets. Many witnesses called police, and one took a picture of the incident using his cell phone. A witness described the horrifying scene, "[The dog's] arms were behind it, its chest was on the ground and there were streaks of blood. And we went back afterwards and measured it, four-tenths of a mile he dragged this dog. The pads of its feet were gone and it was laying in a pool of blood." Authorities took the tortured dog to a nearby animal shelter, but he died before he could be treated.

Police arrested Ray and charged him with animal cruelty. Court records show Ray has a history of domestic abuse, drug offenses, weapons offenses and DUI.

Take Action!
Use ALDF's automated web form to send a letter to Assistant District Attorney Brad Noland, encouraging him to seek the maximum penalty upon conviction.

Thank you for taking action and speaking out for animals!

For the animals,

Stephen Wells
Executive Director

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