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Man Arrested After Allegedly Tossing Dog Over Fence Caught on Camera

Man arrested after allegedly tossing dog over fence in Los Angeles County.

A man who was caught on video tossing dog over fence at a cell tower in Riverside County has been arrested.

Riverside County Animal Services Press Release re: Tossing Dog Over Fence

Animal Services Seeking an Arrest Warrant for Owner

Animal Services will be seeking to file this week a declaration in support of an arrest warrant for a man suspected of willfully abandoning a dog at a cell phone tower.

A man was captured on video surveillance footage picking up a dog and tossing dog over fence topped with razor wire. Maintenance workers for the cell tower contacted Animal Services after discovering the neglected dog and provided it some care while on scene. The dog was inside the fencing for less than two hours. Officer Michael McGee responded and transported the dog to a county shelter.

The incident occurred Dec. 15 in the Winchester area and Animal Services officers made multiple attempts to find the owner. The dog is microchipped and officers used the information associated with the chip to try to locate the man at a Temecula address. It appears he is no longer a resident there and the phone number provided for the chip is not allowing incoming calls.

The dog’s name is KO and records indicate the dog is owned by Robert Ruiz Jr., 30. Animal Services will be seeking an arrest warrant for Mr. Ruiz for willful abandonment of an animal based on the footage and additional information.

“We’re now moving forward with seeking the arrest warrant because this person needs to be held accountable for such a horrible act of willful abandonment,” Animal Services Commander Josh Sisler said. “We are confident the man in the video is the owner of the dog. It is just shocking to see this act. It’s a small miracle the dog did not suffer serious injuries from the razor wire or from such a high drop.”

The dog, an 8-year-old male pit bull mix, was examined for injuries and is being cared for at the county’s Western Riverside County/City Animal Shelter in Jurupa Valley. Veterinary staffers treated the dog’s right eye for mucoid discharge. Its left eye also exhibited discharge, but it was less severe than the right eye.

The cell tower where the abandonment occurred is located atop a hill near Flossie Way and Pourroy Road. Workers told Officer McGee the dog was very thirsty. They provided the dog with three bottles of water before McGee’s arrival.

KO has been renamed to Ken and is now available for adoption or transfer to one of the county’s partner rescue organizations.

Dog abandoned at remote cell phone tower. Credit Riverside Animal Control Services
Dog abandoned at remote cell phone tower. Credit Riverside Animal Control Services

NOTICE: All persons depicted are presumed to be innocent unless proven to be guilty in a court of law. The fugitive.com and fugitivewatch.com notations appearing on this are TRADEMARKS and NOT an expression of fact or opinion.

AVISO: Todas las personas representadas son presumidas de ser inocente a menos que resultara culpable en un tribunal de justicia. Fugitive.com y fugitivewatch.com anotaciones que aparecen en este sitio son MARCAS REGISTRADAS y NO una expresión de hecho o de opinión.

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Fugitive Watch was founded in 1992 by two San Jose police officers, Steve Ferdin and Scott Castruita. Fugitive Watch is a reality-based television show, newspaper and website, fugitive.com. We can also be found on social media such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. The mission of Fugitive Watch is to make your community safer by helping law enforcement fight crime. Fugitive Watch brings the community, local businesses, and law enforcement together to solve crimes, apprehend wanted fugitives and provide education and crime prevention information to the community.

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Man Arrested After Allegedly Tossing Dog Over Fence Caught on Camera

Man arrested after allegedly tossing dog over fence in Los Angeles County.

A man who was caught on video tossing dog over fence at a cell tower in Riverside County has been arrested.

Riverside County Animal Services Press Release re: Tossing Dog Over Fence

Animal Services Seeking an Arrest Warrant for Owner

Animal Services will be seeking to file this week a declaration in support of an arrest warrant for a man suspected of willfully abandoning a dog at a cell phone tower.

A man was captured on video surveillance footage picking up a dog and tossing dog over fence topped with razor wire. Maintenance workers for the cell tower contacted Animal Services after discovering the neglected dog and provided it some care while on scene. The dog was inside the fencing for less than two hours. Officer Michael McGee responded and transported the dog to a county shelter.

The incident occurred Dec. 15 in the Winchester area and Animal Services officers made multiple attempts to find the owner. The dog is microchipped and officers used the information associated with the chip to try to locate the man at a Temecula address. It appears he is no longer a resident there and the phone number provided for the chip is not allowing incoming calls.

The dog’s name is KO and records indicate the dog is owned by Robert Ruiz Jr., 30. Animal Services will be seeking an arrest warrant for Mr. Ruiz for willful abandonment of an animal based on the footage and additional information.

“We’re now moving forward with seeking the arrest warrant because this person needs to be held accountable for such a horrible act of willful abandonment,” Animal Services Commander Josh Sisler said. “We are confident the man in the video is the owner of the dog. It is just shocking to see this act. It’s a small miracle the dog did not suffer serious injuries from the razor wire or from such a high drop.”

The dog, an 8-year-old male pit bull mix, was examined for injuries and is being cared for at the county’s Western Riverside County/City Animal Shelter in Jurupa Valley. Veterinary staffers treated the dog’s right eye for mucoid discharge. Its left eye also exhibited discharge, but it was less severe than the right eye.

The cell tower where the abandonment occurred is located atop a hill near Flossie Way and Pourroy Road. Workers told Officer McGee the dog was very thirsty. They provided the dog with three bottles of water before McGee’s arrival.

KO has been renamed to Ken and is now available for adoption or transfer to one of the county’s partner rescue organizations.

Dog abandoned at remote cell phone tower. Credit Riverside Animal Control Services
Dog abandoned at remote cell phone tower. Credit Riverside Animal Control Services

NOTICE: All persons depicted are presumed to be innocent unless proven to be guilty in a court of law. The fugitive.com and fugitivewatch.com notations appearing on this are TRADEMARKS and NOT an expression of fact or opinion.

AVISO: Todas las personas representadas son presumidas de ser inocente a menos que resultara culpable en un tribunal de justicia. Fugitive.com y fugitivewatch.com anotaciones que aparecen en este sitio son MARCAS REGISTRADAS y NO una expresión de hecho o de opinión.

COMMENT ADVISEMENT: We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.

AVISO DE COMENTARIO: Damos la bienvenida a tus pensamientos, pero por el bien de todos los lectores, por favor abstenerse de la utilización de obscenidades, ataques personales o insultos racistas. Todos los comentarios están sujetos a nuestros términos y condiciones del servicio, y podrá ser retirado. Reincidentes pueden perder privilegios comentar.

Fugitive Watch was founded in 1992 by two San Jose police officers, Steve Ferdin and Scott Castruita. Fugitive Watch is a reality-based television show, newspaper and website, fugitive.com. We can also be found on social media such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. The mission of Fugitive Watch is to make your community safer by helping law enforcement fight crime. Fugitive Watch brings the community, local businesses, and law enforcement together to solve crimes, apprehend wanted fugitives and provide education and crime prevention information to the community.

Business and private sponsorship help Fugitive Watch empower the community to strike back at crime from the safety of their living rooms. Fugitive Watch has been credited by law enforcement with over several 2,890 crimes solved or fugitives apprehended. Fugitive Watch also helps improve the safety of police officers by locating fugitives for law enforcement so they can more safely arrest them rather than unexpectedly running across them through extremely dangerous routine “chance encounters”. As law enforcement officers know all too well, These “chance encounters” h

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