Man Charged With Throwing Cat from Balcony

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Panama City Beach, FL (AP) - A Louisiana man reportedly threw
his roommate's cat off a sixth-floor balcony in Panama City Beach,
killing the animal.
The roommate reportedly called police Sunday night, saying
26-year-old Bobby Dewayne Johnson, of Baton Rouge, had been chasing and throwing the cat around the condo following a fight at Grand
Panama Beach Resort. When the roommate tried to intervene, he told
police Johnson hit him and then continued to chase the cat.
As the roommate spoke with officers in the parking lot, police
say the tabby came flying off the balcony, landing near the group.
Police immediately went up to the room and arrested Johnson,
charging him with felony animal cruelty and misdemeanor battery.
The Bay County jail would not release bond information about
Johnson.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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