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Case ID: 17992
Classification: Kicking/Stomping
Animal: dog (non pit-bull)
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Abuse was retaliation against animal's bad behavior
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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

County: Ramsey

Disposition: Alleged

Alleged: Roger Velasco

St. Paul Police say a man knocked his 12 week old puppy down the stairs because he was mad the dog for urinating on the floor.

27-year-old Roger Velasco was arrested for animal cruelty around five last night on Smith Avenue in St. Paul.

Police say they checked on the dog, a Maltese,Yorkie mix, but it didn't seem to be hurt.

The case has been turned over to animal control.


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