A Dudley man is facing an animal cruelty charge after allegedly shooting a dog. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to follow-up on a shooting on Brook Terrace Road in Dudley on March 22nd.  The deputies found one deceased dog at the scene.  The dog had died due to a single gunshot wound.  As a result of the investigation, 24-year-old Calvin R. Hocutt was arrested on Friday.  Hocutt is charged with a felony count of Cruelty to Animals.  His bond was set at $3,000 secured.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office thanks the citizens that came forward with information on this case.

Calvin Ray Hocutt