LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nye County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested Apolonio Aniceto, 85, of Pahrump in connection to the dumping, and subsequent death of a dag and the local garbage dump.
Deputies discovered the severely dehydrated pitbull at the landfill on Christmas Eve, they said. Despite veterinarians’ efforts to save her, the dog died later in the day.
Aniceto was booked into the Nye County Detention Center on the charge of felony animal abuse. the Sheriff’s Office said that tips from the public led to Aniceto’s capture.