Quantcast

California man arrested, allegedly put kitten in freezer - KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Area News

California man arrested, allegedly put kitten in freezer

Posted: Updated:
(KSBY/AP) -

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) - A California man who allegedly stuffed a kitten in a freezer and then threw it off a second-story balcony has been arrested for animal cruelty.

Fontana police say they were called to a home shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday by reports that a man was assaulting a 3- to 4-month-old kitten.

Police say the man had fled by the time officers arrived but police stopped a car a short time later and arrested 34-year-old Lucio Lopez.


(Courtesy Fontana Police Department)

Police say it appears that Lopez was upset that the kitten had entered his apartment.

The female kitten is being treated for major chest injuries and a fractured leg. Police say the kitten, who's been nicknamed "Olive," is doing well but will need surgery and a lot of love.

Top Trending Videos

WEATHER
Doppler Radar
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Police: Man dies after late night stabbing, search for suspect underway

    Police: Man dies after late night stabbing, search for suspect underway

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:09 AM EST2018-02-22 14:09:36 GMT

    A man has died after being stabbed multiple times in Santa Maria late Wednesday night.  

    A man has died after being stabbed multiple times in Santa Maria late Wednesday night.  

  • Man killed in fiery crash off Highway 101 in Orcutt

    Man killed in fiery crash off Highway 101 in Orcutt

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:17 AM EST2018-02-22 08:17:03 GMT

    First responders are on the scene of a crash and fire on Highway 101 in Orcutt.

    First responders are on the scene of a crash and fire on Highway 101 in Orcutt.

  • New model shows a potentially very wet beginning of March

    New model shows a potentially very wet beginning of March

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:30 AM EST2018-02-22 09:30:15 GMT

    Another weak and area of low pressure will bring in more light showers on Thursday.  Modeling shows the system in two impulses: one early in the day and one in the late evening into early Friday. The air currently over the area is dry and the storm is not bringing much moisture with it.  This means the potential rainfall is low.  I think a few hundredths of an inch are about it, however, the lack of moisture will also allow the system to be cold and snow levels in ...

    Another weak and area of low pressure will bring in more light showers on Thursday.  Modeling shows the system in two impulses: one early in the day and one in the late evening into early Friday. The air currently over the area is dry and the storm is not bringing much moisture with it.  This means the potential rainfall is low.  I think a few hundredths of an inch are about it, however, the lack of moisture will also allow the system to be cold and snow levels in ...

Powered by Frankly

© KSBY.com 2018, KSBY.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?