SEVERN, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County police arrested a man in possible animal cruelty and dog-fighting activity in Severn on April 9.

Police said they received information in March about the activity occurring on the 1800 block of Arwell Court in Severn.

Kyle Murray, 26, was identified as possibly engaging in dog fighting and animal cruelty and found a social media account used by him.

A video was seen on the account showing a young pit bull attacking/mauling a small, white, mixed-breed puppy.

Other videos showed the pit bull being “trained” in ways indicative of methods used for dog fighting.

A detective communicated with Murray on social media to set up a dog fight, and detectives confirmed the do gin the video was registered to Murray.

A search warrant was executed on April 9, and Murray and the pit bull were found inside. Animal Control responded and took custody of the dog.

At this time, the whereabouts or status of the small, white puppy is unknown.

Murray is charged with two counts of animal cruelty, aggravated cruelty to animal, animal cruelty-dog fighting, possess/train dog for dog fight.

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Comments (5)
  1. Tickedoff Person says:

    throw him into a pit with wolves and walk away. effin freak

  2. Do unto others! Throw that dirtbag in a cage with a pork chop around his neck and 5 vicious pit bulls and call it a day! Eyes are the window to the soul and this fool likes like SATAN himself!

  3. Karen Batchelor says:

    What happens to a person to so badly twist their mind that they could even consider hurting helpless animals like this. Hopefully any children he has are being closely monitored.

  4. CRIMES AGAINST ANIMALS MUST BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY — FIND the small white dog — Thank God you removed the other dog — Pittie — NEVER to return him to Murray — throw the Monster-Murray in prison & keep him there — We must ensure these PSYCHOS stay away from animals in every way — the depraved indifference & abuse inflicted on trusting, vulnerable, loyal dogs is telling of unconscionable, depraved, insane, sadistic & hateful humans — ensure Murray NEVER adopts again — PUNISHMENTS & PENALTIES MUST BE SEVERE — We do NOT want repeats of these crimes — EVER

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