OKC Police Arrest Man Accused Of Choking Dog To Death


Thursday, June 13th 2013, 5:28 pm
By: News 9


Police arrest a man on several charges in connection with a disturbing case of animal cruelty.

Officers arrested 59-year-old James Carlton after he allegedly threatened and killed a woman's dog.

According to a police report, when the woman arrived at his house, her dog was dead on the front porch. The woman told police Carlton admitted to her that he had choked her dog to death.

When officers arrived on the scene, they say they found him hiding in the attic.

Carlton was arrested on complaints of domestic abuse, animal cruelty and possession of drug paraphernalia.