Detective R.M. Brown of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said the 1-year-old pit bull was left in a car for about three hours in the courthouse parking lot Tuesday.
Chief Deputy Scott Hall said in a statement Brown contacted animal control, which took possession of the dog.
Brown arrested and charged Laronta Sutton, 27, of Grifton.
He received a $500 bond and April 19 court date.
(RRSpin - March 22, 2017)