animal abuse

Three Dogs Die After Being Left In Truck By Chiloquin Woman

By Jim McCoy Thu 5th June Newsanimal abuse
Authorities say three dogs died after an Oregon woman left them in her truck for four hours. Gale McMahon, assistant animal control officer for Klamath County, told the Mail Tribune ( ) she responded Monday to a restaurant on Highway 97 in Chiloquin after receiving a call that three Rottweilers had died from the heat.Read More »

Eagle Point Man Arrested For Attacking Wife & Aggravated Animal Abuse

By Jim McCoy Fri 7th June Newsanimal abuseassaultLeland Kinkey
Jackson County authorities arrested an Oregon man who they say attempted to rape his wife before killing a lamb. Sheriff's spokeswoman Andrea Carlson says 46-year-old Leland Kinkey of Eagle Point was running around his property Thursday night naked, screaming and splattered with blood.Read More »

Medford Man Held On Aggravated Animal Abuse Charge

By Jim McCoy Thu 6th June Newsanimal abuseTerry Nixon
A Medford man is in jail, and faces aggravated animal abuse charges after allegedly shooting and killing his own dog- a Chihuahua and Jack Russell mix. Last night at 9:02 p.m., a witness called police with the report of what he saw. When authorities contacted 60-year old Terry Nixon, he denied knowledge of the shooting and refused to let police in his home.Read More »

Roommate Arrested For Animal Abuse

By Jim McCoy Thu 7th March Newsanimal abuseChristopher Lee Lewis
A Medford man is charged with aggravated animal abuse after his roommate called police to report that his Chihuahua had been severely injured three days earlier. Medford police Lt.Read More »

Curry County Man Arrested For Neglecting Horses

By Jim McCoy Wed 23rd January Newsanimal abuseOregon coast
Authorities say a 49-year-old Brookings man has been arrested on charges of neglecting horses so hungry they ate the bark off nearby trees. The Curry County sheriff's department says 10 horses were left in small pens for nearly three months with no regular supply of food and water.Read More »

Police Charge Gold Hill Man With Shooting Dog

By Jim McCoy Thu 19th July Newsanimal abuseRogue River news

A felony animal abuse charge has been filed against a Gold Hill man accused of shooting his bulldog in the mouth with a rifle and then leaving him tied outside a veterinary clinic.

     Rogue River police Chief Ken Lewis says 27-year-old Jason King told him that he shot the dog from a distance last month because it was attacking goats.
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Sheriff's Deputies Discover Cockfight at Egg Ranch

By Jim McCoy Tue 26th June Newsanimal abusecock fightingCrime

Jackson County sheriff's deputies broke up a cockfight and took nine people into custody at a farm at Eagle Point.
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Charges Dropped Against Suspect In Eagle Point Cat Burning

By Jim McCoy Fri 27th April Newsanimal abuseEagle Point news

The Jackson County District Attorney's office has dropped the animal abuse charge that was filed against a 17-year-old Shady Cove boy accused of setting a cat on fire. The office says the teen has an alibi for the time the cat was burned in December and investigators could not disprove it. The teen was arrested in February after bragging to an acquaintance about setting a cat on fire.


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