Puppy in trash bag left in dumpster, Laurens man arrested

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LAURENS, SC (WSPA) – A man has been arrested after Laurens police say he put a puppy in a trash bag and threw it in a dumpster.

23-year-old Walter Deshawn-Antonio Calhoun was charged with Animal Cruelty.

According to warrants, the puppy has a broken leg and needed immediate veterinary care.

The officer who first arrived at the scene found the dog in a trash bag and described him has bloated and bruised with an injured back leg, according to the incident report.

The incident report says that they also found mail in the trash belonging to the suspect and there was also video of the suspect leaving his apartment and putting the trash bags into the dumpster.

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