GONZALES, Louisiana — Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a 25-year-old man accused of beating one of his dogs to death and dumping the animal's taped-up body in an open field.
In a news release received by The Advocate (http://bit.ly/14CJyaG ), Jacob Blackwell was booked into Ascension Parish Prison Wednesday on two counts of cruelty to animals.
Deputies said they found the dead dog Monday in a field Gonzales.
Electrical tape had been wrapped around the dog's legs, mouth and neck.
Deputies said Blackwell told them he has several dogs but this dog was uncooperative.
In response, Blackwell allegedly kicked the animal to death.
Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com