Man 'killed German Shepherd puppy by putting it in dishwasher and dumping it in trash can'..

Marcus Curry is being held on $40,000 bond.

Tennessee's animal cruelty statute 39-14-212 states a person commits aggravated cruelty, a Class E felony, to animals when, with aggravated cruelty and with no justifiable purpose, he/she intentionally kills or intentionally causes serious physical injury to a companion animal.

 A Class E felony is punishable with a fine up to $3,000 and/or imprisonment up to 6 years.


This petition will be sent to the following people.


City Prosecutors' Office

201 Poplar, Room LL-10Memphis, TN 38103

(901) 636-3475

Fax: (901) 636-3470

Law Division

125 N. Main St. Room 336 Memphis, Tn 38103

(901) 636-6614

Fax: (901) 636-6524

[email protected]

Memphis Animal Services

2350 Appling City Cove Memphis, TN 38133

(901) 636-1416

[email protected]

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