A girl charged with extreme cruelty to animals for allegedly injuring a pet was launched on her personal recognizance after a current court docket look.
According to court docket paperwork, Jamie Lea Aragon, 28, was launched after a primary look in court docket April 11 on a cost of extreme cruelty to animals, a stage 4 felony.
A preliminary examination has been scheduled for May 18 within the fifth Judicial District Court of Chaves County.
Aragon had been arrested the afternoon of April 8 after the Roswell Police Department and Roswell Animal Services investigated a report of animal cruelty the day earlier than within the 900 block of Atkinson Avenue.
Two chihuahua combine puppies had been discovered when an animal management officer responded to the report, one lifeless and one burned and with damaged legs, in accordance to Todd Wildermuth, public data officer for the RPD.
According to the felony criticism filed in Chaves County Magistrate Court, an animal management officer was dispatched to the 900 block of Atkinson Avenue at about 6:40 p.m. on April 7.
At that location, the officer was approached by a girl who stated she had contacted dispatch in regards to the puppies.
The girl stated she had discovered a lifeless pet that confirmed indicators of abuse outdoors a brown journey trailer on the property. Inside a cupboard within the trailer she had discovered one other pet, with burns and damaged bones.
The girl stated the proprietor of the trailer had left the property in a silver Jeep, with one injured pet, earlier than dispatch had been referred to as.
The animal management officer searched across the trailer however didn’t instantly discover the lifeless pet.
An unidentified girl then approached the world with an injured pet, in accordance to the felony criticism. The animal management officer seized the injured pet and took it to Roswell Animal Services to conduct a bodily examination and take images. It was then taken to an area animal hospital for a full examination and remedy.
The veterinarian reported the pet had damaged bones and had suffered burns.
An arrest warrant was issued and Aragon was arrested the next day.
The pet had surgical procedure to repair one of many damaged legs, Wildermuth stated. An worker on the animal hospital stated final week the pet was persevering with to get remedy and was doing nicely.