CRIME STOPPERS: Man arrested on cruelty to animals, other charges

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are searching for a man wanted on charges of cruelty to animals and other charges.
Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 3:36 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 1, 2022 at 4:44 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department have arrested a man wanted on charges of cruelty to animals, domestic abuse battery, and illegal discharge of a firearm.

According to BRPD, Migail Williams, 20, is 5-foot-7 and weighs 180 pounds. He has black hair and black eyes.

Investigators believe Williams forcefully picked up the victim and dragged her outside of a home, where she was able to escape and run back inside.

Officials say Williams then fired multiple shots and struck a dog he was there to see.

The dog later died from the gunshot wounds.

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