Man charged under Animal Protection Act

May 17, 2017
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP have charged a man under the Animal Protection Act following a complaint received by police on May 16, 2017

Police were called shortly before 3:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon when a pick-up truck entered an automatic car wash with a dog exposed in the pan.

The investigation resulted in the identification of 41-year-old man from Glovertown.

He is facing one charge of Causing an Animal to be in Distress and one of Transporting an Animal Outside of a Passenger Compartment without being Secured.

The dog was examined and was not injured during the incident.

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Contact information

Cst. Donald MATTHEWS
Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP
709-896-3383

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