MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) – A 76-year-old Texas man has been charged with animal cruelty after a Labrador Retriever was shot in the driveway of his neighbor’s home.
Rolf Meier was arrested at his home on Friday.
His bail was set at $3,000.
His name did not appear on Montgomery County’s online prisoner list on Tuesday.
Montgomery County deputies responded to the March 10 shooting in Montgomery, the sheriff’s office said in a news release Tuesday.
The dog was found with a gunshot wound in the driveway of a house in the 15000 block of Queen Elizabeth Court, authorities said.
“The owner stated that as he approached the animal, I was met by his neighbor who allegedly admitted to shooting the animal for defecating in his yard,” the sheriff’s office said. .
As the owner was about to take the injured dog to a veterinarian, the animal died.
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