ARIZONA NEWS

Phoenix man arrested for alleged animal cruelty of 6-month-old puppy

Aug 11, 2020, 3:00 PM
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)...
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)
(Phoenix Police Department Photo)

PHOENIX — A Phoenix man has been arrested for the alleged animal cruelty of a six-month-old puppy, the Phoenix Police Department announced Monday.

Jose Beltran, 41, was booked into jail on one count of animal cruelty and one count of failure to provide medical treatment for an animal, according to a press release.

Authorities said the canine suffered a broken rib and a punctured tongue.

Phoenix police began working with the Arizona Humane Society on Saturday in response to a video of the suspect that showed him abusing the puppy in June.

The two agencies then went to the area just north of 35th Avenue and Buckeye Road and found the dog from the video.

He had a laceration on his neck.

The puppy is expected to make a full recovery, the animal shelter said in the release.

No other information was made immediately available as the investigation is ongoing.

Lifetime Windows & Doors

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

(Facebook Photo/Grand Canyon University)...
KTAR.com

Grand Canyon University student injured after being hit by stray bullet

Grand Canyon University announced that one student was hit by a stray bullet after multiple gunshots were heard near campus.
1 day ago
(Pexels Photo)...
KTAR.com

Arizona awarded over $20M in federal funds for school safety

The United States Department of Education awarded $20,826,927 to Arizona as part of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.
1 day ago
Registrar Kristen Schmidt takes stock of the painting "Seated Man" by Elaine de Kooning, wife of Wi...
Associated Press

Arizona museum exhibit marks end to de Kooning painting saga

Nobody could have predicted a Willem de Kooning painting stolen in 1985would find its way back to an Arizona museum.
1 day ago
(Facebook Photos L-R/Kris Mayes for Arizona, Abraham Hamadeh for Attorney General)...
KTAR.com

Watch: Arizona Attorney General candidates Kris Mayes, Abe Hamadeh debate

Candidates for Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes and Abe Hamadeh faced off in a debate Wednesday night.
1 day ago
From left, Arizona Senate President Karen Fann and Secretary of State Katie Hobbs (AP Photos)...
Kevin Stone

Arizona GOP leaders push Hobbs to reject referendum blocking school voucher expansion

Arizona Republican leaders want Secretary of State Katie Hobbs to quickly reject the referendum that’s blocking school voucher expansion.
1 day ago
(Drug Enforcement Agency Photos)...
KTAR.com

8 million fentanyl pills seized in Arizona during 4-month DEA operation

The Drug Enforcement Agency said it seized 10.2 million fentanyl pills, the vast majority in Arizona, during a just-completed enforcement operation.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

...
Children’s Cancer Network

Children’s Cancer Network celebrates cancer-fighting superheroes, raises funds during September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Jace Hyduchak was like most other kids in his kindergarten class: He loved to play basketball, dress up like his favorite superheroes and jump as high as his pint-sized body would take him on his backyard trampoline.
...
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Ways to prevent clogged drains and what to do if you’re too late

While there are a variety of ways to prevent clogged drains, it's equally as important to know what to do when you're already too late.
(Courtesy Condor)...
Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines shows passion for destinations from Sky Harbor with new-look aircraft

Condor Airlines brings passion to each flight and connects people to their dream destinations throughout the world.
Phoenix man arrested for alleged animal cruelty of 6-month-old puppy