February 28, 2010
Los Angeles, CA (The Weekly Vice) - Danielle Graham, a 21-year-old California woman was arrested Wednesday after she threw her boyfriend's puppy into oncoming traffic during an argument with him.
According to Hawthorne police, Graham was in the midst of arguing with her boyfriend when she allegedly grabbed his pit bull puppy by the chain, dragged it out to the roadway and then threw the pup into oncoming traffic.
The dog was killed by a passing vehicle.
Investigators say two police officers witnessed the crime and attempted to take Graham into custody, however she resisted arrest. Graham's boyfriend, identified as 24-year-old Hakeem Funtua joined the physical confrontation in an apparent attempt to assist Graham.
The officers pepper sprayed the couple and called for backup, however Graham and Funtua continued to fight with officers, causing minor injuries to them in the process.
Graham was finally subdued and booked into jail on charges of animal cruelty and assaulting a peace officer. Her bond was set at $50,000.
Funtua was booked on a charge of suspicion of assaulting a police officer. His bond was set at $10.000
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