Nude man high on drugs beats small dog to death on busy streetBy Mason White 3:24 PM June 17, 2015
By: Tanya Malhotra
A man was arrested on charges of animal cruelty after allegedly beating a small dog to death on a busy street, police in California said.
Porterville Police said that they received calls from concerned citizens about a man beating a puppy on the street.
Police officers who arrived on Thurman Avenue and Third Street early on Sunday morning, found 27-year-old Oscar Castaneda completely nude with a small dog laying dead nearby.
As officers tried to arrest Castaneda, he started kicking a biting them. He also made several attempts to grab hold of an officer’s service weapon.
Police used a Taser to take him into custody. One officer was treated at a nearby hospital and released.
Castaneda was charged with animal cruelty, resisting arrest, indecent exposure, being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.