- On Friday, March 31, 2017 at approximately 8:45 a.m., a deceased brown female Boxer/Pit Bill Mix puppy was found on Thomas Road between 22nd and 23rd Avenues in the westbound lane. The puppy had a rope tied on her front and rear limbs. She also had severe injuries and may have been dragged in the roadway.
- Those who have any information on the crime are strongly encouraged to call Silent Witness at 480-W-I-T-N-E-S-S (480-948-6377, or 480-T-E-S-T-I-G-O for Spanish speaking). All tips will remain anonymous and tippers could earn a reward of up to $2,000.
- April is Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month, and we are especially thankful for our law enforcement partners and friends within the community who are the voice for animals.
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FOX 10 & Arizona Republic: Silent Witness and AHS Offering Reward for Leads on Puppy Abuse Case
Arizona Republic$2K Reward Offered in Phoenix Abused-Puppy Case
Silent Witness and the Arizona Humane Society are offering $2,000 for information leading to whoever left the carcass of an abused puppy on the side of a roadway March 31 in Phoenix. A brown female boxer/pit bull mix was found dead on westbound Thomas Road between 22nd and 23rd avenues around 8:45 a.m., according to a Silent Witness flier. Rope had been tied on the front and rear limbs of the puppy, who still had her baby teeth and was estimated to be between 6 and 12 months old. Severe injuries to her body indicate she may have been dragged in the roadway, said Detective Jemima Schmidt with the Phoenix Police Department. Read Full Story