Butler County – A man was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after police found one of his dogs deceased
Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Road Division arrested Brandon Adrian Hill, age 27, of Madison Township, Ohio, with 2 counts of prohibitions concerning companion animals, a Felony 5th degree, and a Misdemeanor 1st degree. Deputies received an animal welfare check located at the 6000 block of Trenton Franklin Road. Deputies located two canines locked in a crate inside the yard. One of the canines was deceased. The Deputy Dog Warden responded and took possession of both canines and one cat.
Mr. Hill was taken into custody and transported to Middletown Jail where he was booked in for listed charges.
Sheriff Jones states “Cruelty to animals will not be tolerated in this county. If you fail to care for your companion animal, then provide a home that can, or we will provide a new home for you in jail.”