Final month, a person in Revere, Massachusetts, determined he now not needed his canine, a pit bull combine named Killer.
As an alternative of taking him to a shelter or discovering him a brand new dwelling, although, he allegedly walked the canine to the seashore, tied him up in an space that will be submerged at excessive tide, and walked away.
Police acquired a name about Killer shortly after midday on Aug. 29, and Carlo Mastromattei with the Massachusetts State Police responded to the tip.
He arrived on the seashore to search out the dog chained to a bit of uncovered rebar.
“The roughly 50-pound canine had a thick metallic chain round his neck with a heavy rock connected to it, stopping the canine from escaping,” the Massachusetts State Police posted on Facebook.
“The canine was left in a secluded portion of the seashore near the waterline, chained to the piece of rebar uncovered on the backside of the walkway the place it meets the sand on the excessive tide line.
“Throughout sure elements of the day this portion of the seashore is totally submerged, with the tide rising as excessive as road degree, previous the purpose the place the canine was chained.
“The canine was in danger [of] drowning in a few hours if he hadn’t been discovered.”
Killer was taken to a kennel. The subsequent day, Mastromattei returned to the scene with fellow state trooper Pasquale Zollo.
They had been capable of acquire 4 surveillance movies of the realm, all displaying a person main a canine to the seashore with a sequence.
On Friday, the suspect was recognized as 27-year-old Elias Pacheco-Osario, who finally admitted to abandoning Killer on the seashore after “he had determined he couldn’t hold the canine any longer.”
Pacheco-Osario “was taken into custody by Troopers on Friday following a diligent investigation led by Trooper Carlo Mastromattei and assisted by a number of different Troopers and Revere Police Officers,” the state police’s submit continued.
“Trooper Mastromattei labored on the investigation whereas working his shift … and likewise whereas on his personal time over the course of a number of days.”
Pacheco-Osario posted $340 bail however faces prices of animal cruelty.
No matter Pacheco-Osario’s authorized destiny, Killer is in higher fingers and can hopefully discover a dwelling with somebody who will deal with him with the love and care he deserves.
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