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Judge orders Playa del Carmen puppy abuser to remain jailed

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A Playa del Carmen resident will remain jailed during his trial after accusations of animal abuse. On Saturday, the State Attorney General said Eddy Alfonso “N”, of foreign nationality, has been ordered to remain imprisoned for mistreating a puppy following official charges.

“The investigations indicate that on February 21 of this year, the now accused stole the canine named Susy from Calle 4 and Calle 20 of Playa del Carmen and later took her to another point in the city where he mistreated her in an unjustified manner, causing injuries to her legs and chest and then abandoning her on Calle 42 and 44 until she was rescued by the owner,” the agency reported in a statement.

“After a complaint was filed with the Prosecutor’s Office Specialized in Combating Environmental Crimes, Wildlife and Urban Development, the investigation was initiated, managing to obtain the respective arrest warrant which was completed by police in the streets of the Misión Villamar Uno of Playa del Carmen.”