The Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) today announces the arrest of Anthony Ryan Huenergardt, 22, of Freeport, Fla., on animal cruelty charges.
The investigation began after WCSO investigators received allegations that Huenergardt intentionally strangled a canine to death on or about May 27, 2011.
The WCSO investigation revealed probable cause to obtain a warrant for Huenergardt’s arrest.
Huenergardt was arrested by the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and booked into the Okaloosa County Jail.
The investigation is active and ongoing.