Police issue Silver Alert for missing 22-year-old woman from Beech Grove

Bloomington man charged with animal cruelty, accused of kicking Chihuahua

Thomas C. Herbin

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A Bloomington man is facing an animal cruelty charge after he reportedly kicked a Chihuahua.

Police arrested 33-year-old Thomas C. Herbin on the misdemeanor charge Sunday.

The owner of the dog said she took it to St. Francis Pet Hospital in Martinsville, where it underwent treatment for a dislocated hip, which ended up costing $1,768, according to a Bloomington police report.

The owner also told officers the Chihuahua is her son’s service animal and he’s suffering emotionally without the animal in his home.

Herbin’s bond was set at $1,500.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s