Drug arrest made during investigation into dog that was shot 27 times

(Provided Photo/Jackson County Jail)

SEYMOUR, Ind. (WISH) — A Seymour man has been arrested on drug charges after a warrant was served at his house in connection to a dog that was shot almost 30 times.

According to our partners with the Seymour Tribune, 44-year-old Tim Woodard was arrested on Wednesday on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Detectives said several other people living in the home were not arrested.

(Provided Photo courtesy The Republic)

Police had been investigating the shooting of Jackson, an English Mastiff that lives at a residence by Woodard. Jackson was shot repeatedly with a pellet gun while in his backyard. 

Woodard has not been arrested for the dog’s shooting.

Jackson was shot on Sunday. Police investigating Jackson’s shooting obtained the search warrant on Tuesday night.

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting. A detective said some evidence may be sent to an Indiana State Police lab.

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