WINONA, Minn. (AP) — A Winona man accused of kicking and killing a cat has been cited for misdemeanor animal cruelty.
Police Sgt. Chris Nelson says 46-year-old Arlyn Alvin Groth kicked the cat while “trashing” a home three weeks ago.READ MORE: Crews Continue Cleanup After 50-Car Train Derails In Albert Lea
According to Nelson, Groth told police that burglars were responsible for the damage, but officers didn’t believe his explanation that the intruders gained entrance through the bathroom ceiling.READ MORE: COVID In MN: 805 New Cases, 10 More Deaths Reported Sunday
A Winona Daily News report quotes Groth as acknowledging using a synthetic drug known as “plant food.”
A telephone listing for Groth was disconnected.MORE NEWS: 2 Hurt In Shooting At St. Paul Bus Stop
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