A Dudley man is facing an animal cruelty charge after allegedly shooting a dog. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to follow-up on a shooting on Brook Terrace Road in Dudley on March 22nd. The deputies found one deceased dog at the scene. The dog had died due to a single gunshot wound. As a result of the investigation, 24-year-old Calvin R. Hocutt was arrested on Friday. Hocutt is charged with a felony count of Cruelty to Animals. His bond was set at $3,000 secured.
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office thanks the citizens that came forward with information on this case.