Henrico animal cruelty charge after killing two dogs

Posted by Iva Radman – email

HENRICO COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - A Henrico man is under arrest and charged with killing two dogs.

Henrico police say Bobby Joe Powell of Sandston used a 9-millimeter pistol to kill the animals.

It happened Friday evening on the 7,700-block of Osborne Turnpike.

Police say Powell was not the owner of the dogs and it's not immediately clear why they were killed.

He faces two counts of animal cruelty.

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