Owner arrested after neglected dog tests positive for meth, police say

FONTANA, CA (WCMH) – The owner of a Chihuahua named Jack Sparrow is facing charges after the dog tested positive for methamphetamine.

According to Fontana police, the owner brought the dog to a veterinarian’s office and told staff that Jack Sparrow had ingested meth. After tests confirmed the presence of the drug, the owner left, taking Jack Sparrow with him.

At that point, the staff called for animal services.

When the animal service officers responded to the owner’s home, they found Jack Sparrow suffering from the effects of meth and saw other signs of neglect, according to police.

Jack Sparrow was seized from his owner and taken to an emergency center.

Police arrested 21-year-old Isaiah Sais and charged with felony animal cruelty.

Jack Sparrow is in temporary foster care while he recovers. Police say he is very sensitive to noise and sudden movement, but is expected to fully recover.

What others are clicking on:

NBC4i.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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