Man wanted on animal cruelty charges arrested in St. Charles Parish

Man wanted on animal cruelty charges arrested in St. Charles Parish

ST. CHARLES PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A man wanted on animal cruelty charges has been arrested in St. Charles Parish.

Police say 37-year-old Rashard Poche threw a dog against a wall then stomped on the dog while at a Killona residence.

The dog was taken to Riverlands Animal Hospital in LaPlace. The dog, who was being treated for severe head trauma, neck injury, and state of shock, had to be put down Wednesday due to injuries.

Rashard was arrested around 10 p.m. Thursday in Kilona after officers issued a warrant for his arrest.

He was released Thursday morning after posting bond.

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