Michigan man wanted after 8 starving dogs rescued, 6 others found rotting in yard
A Michigan man is wanted in reference to an alleged dog fighting ring after deputies found eight dogs chained in a yard and 6 others starved to demise and left to rot, authorities mentioned Friday.
Casey Autry Kidd, 29, has a felony arrest warrant for abandoning animals, Genesee County Sheriff Christopher Swanson throughout a press convention.
“We believe that these dogs were used in a potential dog fighting ring,” Swanson mentioned.
The sheriff mentioned some dogs had a number of phases of scarring and accidents which might be indicative of canine combating.
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The dogs had been found chained, with one restrained so tightly that it couldn’t transfer, the sheriff mentioned.
Two of the dogs found alive had chips, and officers labored to reunite all eight of the dogs with their house owners.
One of the chipped dogs, a Boston terrier, was reunited with its proprietor final week.
The sheriff’s workplace shared video of the second chipped canine’s reunion along with her household Friday, following the sheriff’s press convention.
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Officials mentioned that Kidd is a recurring offender who has a “dangerous criminal history” with a number of arrests for dwelling invasions, assaults and drug charges.
“We’re not asking anybody to put themselves at risk,” Swanson mentioned.
Authorities ask anybody with details about the Kidd’s whereabouts to name the sheriff’s workplace at 810-257-3422 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-422-JAIL.