Andres Spancky Raya pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of cruelty to an animal on Wednesday in connection to two incidents in September 2016, according to a DA’s news release.
He was remanded into custody at his arraignment after probation was revoked in the case, according to the release. His bail was set at $65,000.
Raya faces a possible maximum sentence of three years and eight months in jail if convicted on the charges, prosecutors said.
He is due back in court on Feb. 23.
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is investigating the case.
(KTLA - Feb 10, 2017)