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Elevator surveillance cameras have once again caught an apparent dog abuser in the act.
Brian Freeman, 28, who police say is the man seen repeatedly kicking a pit bull mix in this Aug. 26 video, was arrested on charges of torturing and injuring an animal.
The New York Daily News reports charges were filed against Freeman Monday when he appeared in court on a marijuana possession charge.
The video was taken by a surveillance camera in an elevator at the Wagner Houses on E. 120th Street in Harlem.
Freeman was not the first to be charged with cruelty to animals after being identified on an elevator surveillance video.
Two years ago, Chris Grant was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after being recorded kicking a pomeranian-Chihuahua mix on an elevator at the Grant Houses.
Later the same month Tiara Davis, another resident of the Grant Houses was captured on video abusing her Pomeranian.
And last year, New York City police released a video of Irving Sanchez abusing his pit bull mix dog in an elevator at the Wagner Houses. Sanchez was charged with aggravated animal cruelty.
The city and PETA had offered a combined $7,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the latest incident.
Freeman, according to the Daily News, was recognized by detectives and identified. His arrest record includes charges for assault, robbery and marijuana possession.
Police said they don’t know the whereabouts of the victimized dog or Freeman’s relationship to it.
Posted by jwoestendiek September 12th, 2012 under Muttsblog, videos.
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These are becoming — sadly — almost a video staple.
New York City police have released another surveillance video of a dog being abused in a public housing elevator.
This time, it’s a 46-year-old man who swinging a pit bull puppy against an elevator wall, then kicking the animal and slapping him in the face with his leash.
The man was identified as Irving Sanchez, and he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty on Monday, police said.
The incident took place at the Wagner public-housing complex in East Harlem on Sunday night.
The dog, named Max, was not seriously injured, police said, and is now in the custody of the ASPCA.
The charge against Sanchez carries a penalty of up to two years in prison.
Last year, at least three other cases of dogs being abused on elevators were captured on video in the Grant Houses in Harlem.
Posted by jwoestendiek May 24th, 2011 under Muttsblog.
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