Man charged after seen on video throwing dog down stairs at Riverview apartment
RIVERVIEW, Mich. – Police said a man has been charged with animal neglect and cruelty after a Ring video showed him throwing a dog down a set of stairs inside a Riverview apartment building. According to the Riverview Police Department, the man, identified as Jacob McMillan, turned himself in and was arraigned on the misdemeanor charge Wednesday. On Nov. 10, officers received calls about the video -- posted on social media -- capturing a man throwing the pit bull in the Riverview Crossings apartment building. Police identified McMillan through witness reports. A detective on the case spoke with apartment management, who stated that McMillan did not live in the apartment.
Officials investigate after two matted, neglected dogs found wandering streets of Macomb County
ROSEVILLE, Mich. – Officials in Macomb County are investigating after two matted and neglected dogs were found wandering the streets. The two dogs are currently being held at Macomb County Animal Control. Macomb County Animal Control Chief Jeff Randazzo said officials got a call from a Roseville resident saying he found the two dogs as strays wandering the streets. As soon as the dogs came in, a groomer called Hair of the Dog in Eastpointe and took care of them for free. Two pounds of hair came off the male and one pound came off the female, according to officials.