A 42-year-old Tennessee man told police he dragged his dog with his car to discipline the animal because he was not obeying. (Source: WSMV)
Timothy Sams, of La Vergne, was arrested after another driver recorded the incident and followed him home, then waited for officers to respond to his call for help.
Sams would not open the door to police for more than an hour, but he finally surrendered and was booked on $8,000 bond for charges of aggravated animal cruelty and resisting arrest, WSMV reported.
The house where Sams was arrested was condemned.
The dog, named CJ, was found in the garage, amazingly with no broken bones.
"The car was in the garage and the chain was still wrapped around the driver's side mirror," said Matt Fracker, a detective with La Vergne police.
He was taken to PAWS in Murfreesboro, Tenn. along with another dog at the home. That dog was tied to a cinder block behind the house and had no food, water or shelter, police said.
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