Dog thrown out of apartment, perpetrator jailed

dog thrown from window

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – An Albuquerque mother is in jail accused of throwing a pit bull pup from a two-story apartment building.

According to a criminal complaint, Clarissa Chino got into an argument with her boyfriend and chased him out of the southeast apartment with a knife. The complaint says she then tossed the two-month puppy onto the concrete below her in front of her two young daughters.

She’s being charged with extreme animal cruelty among other charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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