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Maryland man arrested after dragging dog behind car as punishment: police

Herbert Sensibaugh, 53, was charged with four counts of animal cruelty.

(Anne Arundel County Police)

A Maryland man was arrested and later charged with animal cruelty after he dragged his dog behind his car, authorities said.

The man, who, like Herbert Sensibaugh, 53, allegedly dragged the pup, Rebel, out of his car as a punishment for escaping the yard, Anne Arundel County Police said, according to WJLA.

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Rebel was taken to a vet by the local Animal Control officials.

(Anne Arundel County Police)

After answering the first incident on Saturday, police returned Monday with the local animal control officers, who took the dog to a veterinarian. Rebel is right front paw was injured, and he allegedly had a limp, the news station reported.

Rebel wounded leg.

(Anne Arundel County Police)

Authorities used a search warrant Wednesday to enter Sensibaugh at home, where they found suspected cocaine, oxycodone pills, morphine pills and Endocet pills, according to WJLA.

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He was arrested and charged with four counts of animal cruelty.

Madeline Farber is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @MaddieFarberUDK.

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