Michael Waylon Grissom, 32 of Lindale, was arrested this week at his home on Park Avenue after an investigation into the death of a dog in Decemeber.

Reports said that the dog died as the result of neglect. Grissom was allegdly withholding food and water from the animal, which left it straved and dehyrated.

Grissom is charged with six counts cruelty to animals.