Florida man slams dog to ground, breaks its pelvis, deputies say

Aug 08, 2018
  • By Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

A Florida man is behind bars after police say he abused a small dog and broke its pelvis during an altercation with a woman.

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According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Sean Booth Chidester, 35, of Marathon, was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol on Tuesday evening after deputies posted his photo on Facebook and asked for the public's help to find him.

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Chidester, a convicted felon, is being held on an animal cruelty charge. His bail was set at $50,000.

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