Police: Teen arrested for dropping ex-girlfriend's Chihuahua off second story building

- Gaston County Police have arrested a 19-year-old for dropping an ex-girlfriend's Chihuahua puppy off a second story apartment.

Quavon Diaz been charged with two counts of felony animal cruelty. 

Gaston County Police have been investigating in response to a cruelty complaint they received last week.
Police say the Chihuahua puppy was thrown 10-15 feet in the air and later dropped off a second story apartment stairwell landing, causing fatal injuries to the puppy.

Diaz is in Gaston County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. J.P. Brienza at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.  

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