Press Release – Aggravated Cruelty to Animals
Alexandria, LA (05/15/2023)
On Monday, May 15, 2023, a report was filed with the Alexandria Police Department in regard to an incident that occurred on Saturday, May 13, 2023, in the Bocage Subdivision. A resident said that her dog got out of her fenced yard and when it returned, she noticed it was injured from possibly being shot with a BB gun. The resident took the dog to a local vet where it expired. The initial complaint said the suspects were believed to be juveniles.
On Tuesday, May 16, 2023, the case was assigned to the Alexandria Police Department Juvenile Division. Upon completion of the investigation, two juveniles were arrested for Aggravated Cruelty to Animals.
This is currently an ongoing investigation.
If anyone has any information about this incident or any other type of crime in the Alexandria area, please contact the Alexandria Police Detective Division at the phone number (318) 441-6416, or APD Dispatch (318) 441-6559.
For a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers of Cenla at (318) 443-7867. The Crime Stoppers P3 Tipster App can also be downloaded to leave tips and get a claim number for a cash reward at www.p3tips.com/community/mobile/
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LT. Robert DiStefano
OFFICE: (318) 441-6410
FAX: (318) 441-6463
Alexandria Police Department
1000 Bolton Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301