Police: Man faces charges after killing puppy

Jerome Shoberg
Jerome Shoberg

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico man is facing charges for killing a puppy.

Las Cruces police say a couple saw 36-year-old Jerome Shoberg, who was nearly naked, on their porch holding a puppy.

When the homeowner approached Shoberg, he allegedly slammed the puppy down and killed it.

Police arrested Shoberg and charged him with extreme cruelty to animals.

Police still don’t know who the dog belonged to.

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