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Man arrested after allegedly killing dog, threatening owner

Jimmy Wayne Brown
Jimmy Wayne Brown Booking photo provided by Sacramento Police Department

A man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly shot and killed a dog at a south Sacramento residence and threatened the dog’s owner.

Jimmy Wayne Brown, 62, was taken into custody after Sacramento police officers responded about 6:30 p.m. to a home in the 4200 block of Archean Way regarding a possible domestic disturbance. A woman told police that she had determined that the dog and been shot and killed by a man she knew.

Several officers arrived to assist with the investigation and Brown was detained. Animal control officers also were advised of the incident and will be conducting an investigation, according to a report in the Police Department’s daily activity log.

Police said Brown had allegedly displayed a handgun and threatened the woman.

Brown was booked into Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of assault, threats, discharging a firearm, malicious maiming of animals, being a felon in possession of a firearm and violating terms of probation. According to online jail booking information, his bail is set at $1.185 million.

Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.