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DC Man Arrested for Felony Dog Fighting

Tavone Brown of Washington, DC was arrested Wednesday on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers for felony animal fighting. Mr. Brown was taken into custody by the Metropolitan Police Department. Thursday, HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers, in collaboration with Prince George’s County Animal Management Division, executed a related search warrant at the residence of Terence Dorsey of District Heights, MD. Officers searched for evidence... Read More
at Friday, February 1, 2019

Laurel, MD Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty

James Johnson of Laurel, MD, was arrested today on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers for animal cruelty. The Humane Rescue Alliance offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of a man seen in surveillance video striking a dog, pulling her from under a car, and leaving her in a liquor store parking lot. Information provided by the public led HRA Humane Law Enforcement Officers to Mr. Johnson. ... Read More
at Thursday, January 31, 2019

DC Man Arrested for Viciously Beating His Dog

Jonathon Lamarr Little was arrested on a warrant obtained by Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) Humane Law Enforcement Officers and charged with animal cruelty. Mr. Little turned himself in yesterday to the US Marshals Service and was arraigned today in Superior Court District of Columbia. On December 26, HRA received a call alleging a man was cruelly beating his dog. The caller stated that the man was seen aggressively whipping the dog with a leash, picking the dog up off the ground by the... Read More
at Saturday, January 26, 2019

After Three Months on the Run, Jake is Safe and Sound with HRA

It was six in the morning when Zita Macinanti, who oversees the Humane Rescue Alliance's Missing Animal Response Team (M.A.R.T.) got the call: Jake had been successfully caught after three months on the run. Jake's journey began in West Virginia, where he and 18 other dogs were removed from a crowded home and transported to HRA as part of a hoarding case. He had been living with little human contact and was very, very scared. Your browser doesn't support video. Please... Read More
at Friday, November 30, 2018

$5,000 Reward: HRA Investigates Horrific Act of Animal Cruelty

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT AND PHOTOS.   On Tuesday, November 6 the Humane Rescue Alliance received an anonymous tip that lead officers to the picnic area of Langdon Park NE in Washington, DC where they discovered a pit bull type dog deceased and abandoned. The dog was most likely left at the location late Monday (November 5) or early Tuesday morning (November 6) before 9:30 a.m. The location of the park is the 2900 block of 20 th Street, NE. The Humane Rescue Alliance... Read More
Posted by Dani Rizzo at Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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