Calexico Police Department on Friday released new details regarding Thursday’s arrest of a 49-year-old Calexico man for alleged animal cruelty.

David M. Aceves Jr. was arrested after he reportedly struck his canine multiple times with a golf club out of anger, according to findings in CPD’s preliminary investigation and a verbal response from Aceves.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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