Investigation: Dead dog left in dumpster - KSWO 7News | Breaking News, Weather and Sports

Investigation: Dead dog left in dumpster

LAWTON, Okla._Lawton Animal Welfare is asking for your help finding the person who disposed of a dead dog in a dumpster.

The Rottweiler was found dead Wednesday inside a cage in a dumpster behind an apartment complex near Northwest 52nd Street and Ashby Avenue, just south of Rogers Lane. Animal welfare believes the dog overheated and died. It did not have tags or a microchip. The owner could face a fine of $500 and up to six months in jail for violating the city ordinance against objectionable waste, which is enforced by the Lawton Neighborhood Services Division.

If you have any information on the incident, please call Lawton dispatch at 580-581-3271.

Lawton Animal Welfare says if you have a deceased animal, you can take it to the city dump to be disposed of for free.


  • Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • OERB presents $2 million Grant to school districts across the state

    OERB presents $2 million Grant to school districts across the state

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:48:53 GMT
    (Source KSWO)(Source KSWO)

    Students in Duncan, Marlow and Lawton all have new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math equipment all thanks to the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board. OERB divided $2 million dollars in grants to boost STEM materials and resources to every school district in our viewing area and across the state. 

    Students in Duncan, Marlow and Lawton all have new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math equipment all thanks to the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board. OERB divided $2 million dollars in grants to boost STEM materials and resources to every school district in our viewing area and across the state. 

  • School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:52:04 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:45:51 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:21:59 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:45:16 GMT
    The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

Powered by Frankly