Man arrested for having a pit bull in trunk of car

The Webster County Sheriffs Department has arrested Michael Howard Long Jr. of Tillataoba for animal cruelty.

Posted: Feb 24, 2019 10:53 PM

WEBSTER COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Webster County Sheriffs Department has arrested Michael Howard Long Jr. of Tillataoba for animal cruelty.

Around 11:50 p.m. on Friday a traffic stop was conducted by Webster County's K-9 unit and deputies. They discovered a pit bull was being held in the trunk of the vehicle.

There was also another pit bull in the front seat.

If you or someone you know are missing their pups, you are asked to call the Webster County Sheriffs Department immediately, and you must be able to identify the dogs.

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