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Officers say they now know who dumped dog at trash site

The Screven County Sheriff's Office released this image from video that authorities say shows someone abandoning a doig.
The Screven County Sheriff's Office released this image from video that authorities say shows someone abandoning a doig.(WRDW)
Published: Jul. 7, 2020 at 10:14 AM EDT
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SCREVEN COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Screven County Sheriff’s Office has a suspect in the case of a dog that was abandoned at a trash collection site.

According to a video obtained by the sheriff’s agency, a silver truck pulled up to the site and left the dog and a cage on the ground around 2:59 p.m. Sunday. The dog was picked up and is being taken care of, but the sheriff’s agency publicized the video and asked the public for leads on the case.

The agency has now located the woman suspected of abandoning the dog, Sheriff Mike Kile told News 12 on Tuesday. She’s scheduled to come and meet with an animal control officer, according to Kile. She will be booked into jail and bond set, according to Kile.

At that point, he’s expected to share more information.

We’ll let you know what we find out.

Abandoned dog 07-05-2020

July 7th Update******LOCATED******* (INVESTIGATION CONTINUES) On July 5th this poor dog was abandoned with a cage at one of the local trash collection sites. The dog has been picked up and is being taken care of. If anyone recognizes the vehicle or person in the video, please contact the Screven County Sheriff's Office 912-564-2013.

Posted by Screven County Sheriff's Office on Monday, July 6, 2020

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