Man Accused Of Dragging Pit Bull Behind Truck Facing More Charges
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A man accused of severely injuring a pit bull by dragging her behind a pickup truck now faces more charges.
Roger Owens of Marietta had been charged with cruelty to animals. He’s now been charged with felony ill treatment of animals.
Owens also is charged with driving under suspension, second offense and with being a habitual traffic offender.
Witnesses said the 1-year-old dog was badly injured when she was dragged behind a truck Friday afternoon. Officials said she survived because the rope broke.
The dog, now named Andra Grace, has needed surgery and a transfusion.
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