Press Release 04/17/14

April 19, 2014 Posted by Shawn Justice

     On April 17th, 2014, a call was recieved by the Vinton Co Sheriffs Office that a man was beating a dog with a baseball bat that was chained to a tree on Depue Rd in McArthur.  Clint Dickerson, age 42 of Creola, was arrested after an investigation led to evidence that Dickerson had beat the dog.  Dickerson was charged with criminal trespass, cruelty to animals, and injury to animals, and was taken to the SEORJ.  the dog was taken to the vet by the owner.  A bond hearing through video arraignment will be held on tuesday.  The case has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for review. Investigation was conducted by Deputy Richard Hixson.

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