Timothy Allen Carter, 27, who listed addresses in the 2200 block of Olen in Mahomet and the 1800 block of Oakwood Avenue, Columbus, Ohio; was charged Wednesday with felony aggravated cruelty to an animal. He is due back in court Friday.
According to a police report, Carter was alone with a dog on Nov. 10, 2015, when he hit the animal.
Police said the dog became non-responsive and died shortly thereafter.
A necropsy conducted by a University of Illinois veterinarian concluded that the dog's cause of death was non-accidental blunt-force trauma.
According to court records, a warrant was issued for Carter's arrest on Dec. 3, 2015.
Carter said he slapped or spanked the dog as discipline.
Full Name: Timothy Allen Carter
Block: 1800 Oakwood Ave
City: Columbus, Ohio 43207
Arrest Age: 27
Arrest Date: 05/30/2017
Arrest Time: 2:08 PM
Location: Champaign County, Illinois
Total Bond: $50,000
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(News Gazette - June 5, 2017)