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Obese man drags his crying dog on leash with motorized scooter through the streets

By Mason White 6:36 PM February 26, 2017
Mario Cardona
Mario Cardona
By: Mason White

(Scroll down for video) An obese man in Texas, is being criticized after being seen dragging his crying dog through the streets.

The Mission Police Department said that they have arrested 59-year-old Mario Cardona, after he was recorded dragging his German Shepherd with his motorized scooter.

Cardona has been charged with one count of animal cruelty. He was booked into jail, and his bail has been set at $10,000. The German Shepherd dog named G2, was placed in the custody of animal control.

According to the police investigation, Cardona is obese and gets around by riding on a motorized scooter. On Wednesday around 6:30 p.m., people saw Cardona riding his motorized scooter on the 3000 block of Sierra Court.

He dragged his crying dog on a leash with his motorized scooter.

When people confronted him, Cardona told them to mind their own business. One person recorded the abuse and the video was handed over to police.