West Valley woman charged for allegedly trying to drown puppy in pool

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) — A West Valley City woman who was accused of trying to drown a puppy last year has been charged on Wednesday, Jan. 1...

January 22, 2023
4:14 AM

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) — A West Valley City woman who was accused of trying to drown a puppy last year has been charged on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Juliana Castro, 27, is charged in the Salt Lake City Third District Court with third-degree torture of a companion animal, one count of refusal to provide information or give false information, and one count of disorderly conduct. A witness reportedly told Taylorsville police officers they saw Castro holding a black labrador puppy by its leash and forcing it underwater in a Taylorsville community pool on July 31, 2022.

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