Monday, Sept. 25, 2017|5:30 p.m.
City Authorities stated they are checking out an internet video that was posted Sunday of a male violently killing a chicken by swinging it by its neck at a houseparty.
The occurrence apparently occurred at an east-valley residence, and cops stated the animal ruthlessness department is looking into the video, which had 1,700 Facebook views as of 4 p.m. Monday.
According to Nevada animal cruelty laws, “it is illegal to torture or unjustifiably impair, mutilate or eliminate any feline or any canine or any animal kept for friendship or satisfaction, whether belonging to the individual or to another. With regard to all animals consisting of pets, it is a criminal offense in Nevada either to overdrive, overload, abuse, cruelly beat or unjustifiably injure, incapacitate, mutilate or kill an animal, whether coming from the defendant or to another.”
The law also specifies that if the act is devoted willfully and maliciously, it is a classification D felony bring one to 4 years in prison and as much as $5,000 in fines.