Police: Lynchburg man facing charges for animal cruelty, marijuana charges
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- The Lynchburg Police Department said it's arrested a man on animal cruelty and drug charges.
Police said Animal Control was called to the 1500 block of Grace Street around 8:12 a.m. on Monday, May 7 for a report of suspect animal abuse of a dog.
After conducting an investigation into the incident, Animal Control got a misdemeanor warrant for animal cruelty for Bryant Kemper, 36, of Lynchburg.
A search warrant was then issued for Kemper's home, where officers found suspected marijuana.
As a result of the search, Kemper was also arrested for distribution of marijuana.
He was taken to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail and released on a $2,500 bond.
An animal hospital determined the dog didn't suffer visible or significant injuries.