Odessa Police Searching For Animal Cruelty Suspect

Odessa Police Searching For Animal Cruelty Suspect

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – Odessa Police need your help locating a suspect wanted for two counts of cruelty to non-livestock animals.

Police are looking for 36-year-old Jonas Curry.

According to a report sent to NewsWest 9, Odessa Police received a report of two malnourished dogs in the 1500 block of South Texas on January 8.

An investigation revealed that two pitbulls were on very short chains outside of a residence when it was 22 degrees outside.

Also, one of the dogs didn't have any water and the other dog's water bowl was frozen solid.

We're told both dogs were taken to a veterinarian but one of the dogs died overnight.

Further investigation revealed that Curry was the owner of the dogs.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Jonas Curry, contact Odessa Police at (432) 333-3641 or Odessa Crimestoppers at (432) 333-TIPS.