Calaveras County man turns himself in for allegedly killing dog

Calaveras County man turns himself in for allegedly killing dog
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Originally published 7-3-20 via Facebook
by the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office:


On July 2, 2020 at about 7:00PM, Suspect Roger Wayne Anderson surrendered himself to the Calaveras County Jail. He is being held with a bail of $1,185,000.00.

Canine Shot and Killed (Jenny Lind, CA)

On July 1, 2020 at about 7:10AM the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call of a disturbance in the 9000 block of Scenic Valley Rd, Jenny Lind.

The victim reported he was arguing with a person who was causing excessive dust by driving at an accelerated speed passed his residence. During the argument, a neighbor, Roger Wayne Anderson (60 Years old, Jenny Lind) reportedly exited his trailer and fired 4 shots from a hand gun killing the victim’s dog due to it barking excessively. Anderson then pointed the handgun at the victim and made threats to kill him.

After a short exchange of words, Anderson fled the area in an older blue Ford Expedition prior to the deputy’s arrival. Deputies responded and initiated an investigation. They collected evidence, spoke to witnesses and coordinated with Calaveras County Animal Services. Deputies checked the area for Anderson however, they were unable to locate him.

At one point they briefly spoke to Anderson via telephone urging him to turn himself in for booking. Anderson refused to cooperate.

At this time he is wanted for the following charges; 597 PC Animal Cruelty (Felony), 246.3 PC Discharge of Firearm in a Grossly Negligent Manner (Felony), 422 PC Criminal Threats (Felony), 29800 PC Prohibited Person in possession of a firearm (Felony), 30305 PC Prohibited Person in Possession of Ammunition and 417PC Exhibit Firearm in a Threatening Manner (Misdemeanor).

Please contact 209-754-6500 or 911 if you see or know the location of Roger Wayne Anderson.”

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