NC man accused of beating dachshund with paddle, breaking its jaw

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Orville James Sherrill

Orville James Sherrill

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. — A man was charged with animal cruelty after a neighbor reported that her dog suffered a broken jaw.

According to WSOC, Kings Mountain police arrested Orville James Sherrill on Sunday for cruelty to animals and second-degree trespassing.

The owner told police that she saw Sherrill, her neighbor, beating her dachshund with a paddle.