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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.
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City Prosecutors' Office
201 Poplar, Room LL-10Memphis, TN 38103
Fax: (901) 636-3470
125 N. Main St. Room 336 Memphis, Tn 38103
Fax: (901) 636-6524
Memphis Animal Services
2350 Appling City Cove Memphis, TN 38133