Gastonia PD: Man threatens couple and tries to steal their dog

- A Huntersville man was arrested Friday evening in Gastonia after getting into a dispute with a couple. 

Gastonia Police responded to a residence in the 1000 block of West Circle around 6 pm regarding a disturbance. The couple said Dustin Ryan Guy, 30, spray painted the back of their house while threatening them. Guy also allegedly tried to steal their Jack Russell Terrier, police say. 

Guy was arrested for damage to property, communicating threats, and larceny of a dog. He was booked at the Gaston County Detention Center and given a $5,000 unsecured bond. 

It is unclear what kind of relationship Guy has with the couple, if any. 

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