Man charged with leaving 6-month-old puppy in car in Marble Hill

Man charged with leaving 6-month-old puppy in car in Marble Hill

MARBLE HILL, MO (KFVS) - An Annapolis, Missouri man was arrested on an animal cruelty charge in Marble Hill on Friday, July 6.

Marble Hill Police Department received a call in reference to a dog left inside a vehicle for over an hour.

Officers arrived and found the 6-month-old puppy with a small gash on its head.

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While officers were investigating, a man exited the building and walked to the vehicle.

29-year-old Sheldon Wren of Annapolis, Mo told officers the puppy was his service dog and he drove to Marble Hill from Annapolis.

Wren had an active warrant out of Cape Girardeau City for the charge or operating a motor vehicle without a valid license.

He was released on summons for animal cruelty but was taken to jail for his warrant charge.

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