Police: Morrison man charged with animal cruelty

Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 10:23 AM CST
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MORRISON, Ill. (KWQC) - A Morrison man was arrested Monday in connection with an animal cruelty investigation.

Morrison Police said 30-year-old Donald C. Golden is charged with animal cruelty, a Class A misdemeanor.

Police said the arrest was the result of an investigation into the death of a 4-month-old Alaskan Eskimo dog found on Nov. 3 in the 400 block of Portland Avenue, Morrison.

Police said Golden was transported to the Whiteside County Jail, was processed and then released on a notice to appear for Jan. 10.

Morrison Police Department is being assisted by Whiteside County Health Department - Animal Control and the University of Illinois, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine in the continued investigation.

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