A New York man is accused of dragging a dog from his car during a domestic incident on Valentine’s Day, then tying it up on the side of the road in Greenwich and abandoning it.
Greenwich police said 18-year-old Alex Orozco, of Port Chester, New York, dragged the dog by the leash from his vehicle, causing injuries to the dog. Then, he tied the dog up by the side of the road and abandoned it, according to police.
Orozco left the scene and police arrested him after obtaining a warrant charging him with cruelty to animals, according to a news release from police.
He was extradited from New York on Wednesday and held on $50,000 bond. It's not clear if Orozco has an attorney.
He is due back in court on April 18.