Anne Arundel man accused of dragging dog with truck
LINTHICUM, Md. (WBFF) - An Anne Arundel County man is accused of dragging a dog behind his vehicle; he claimed he was "disciplining the dog for escaping from his yard," according to a police news release.
Herbert Carl Sensibaugh, 53, of Charles Road in Linthicum Heights is facing four counts of animal abuse, as well as drug charges after he was found to be in possession of a small amount of suspected cocaine, 68 Oxycodone pills, 15 morphine pills and 12 Endocet pills (a mix of oxycodone and acetaminophin), according to police.
Police responded to Charles Road at 8:55 p.m. on July 14 after someone reported they saw the suspect dragging a dog behind his vehicle.
"When the citizen confronted the suspect, a verbal argument ensued and the suspect stated he was disciplining the dog for escaping from his yard," according to police.
Detectives and animal control officers found the suspect and the dog on July 16, and they "observed that the dog appeared to be limping and had blood on its right front paw pad."
Sensibaugh was served with an arrest warrant on July 17.