The Gordon County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a woman allegedly striking a pet dog with a frying pan. Detectives initiated an investigation, interviewing witnesses and gathering physical evidence, which included a video recording.

Alyssa Renae Duvall, age 19, of 224 Highland Drive, was subsequently arrested on March 14 and charged with (misdemeanor) Animal Cruelty.

She was later released on $1000.00 bond.

The investigative file will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.