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Three Dogs Are In Good Health After An Abuse Situation In Chino Valley

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Three dogs are doing better after they were taken for treatment earlier this week after an abuse case in Chino Valley earlier this week. Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the area in the 24-hundred block of North Resting Place on Monday. The caller told dispatch 34-year-old Bryan Ellis had returned to a property that he was restricted to go to, and was in violation of his release from jail. While deputies were on scene, they received reports Ellis was abusing two dogs nearby, with a third in a van. Deputies caught up to Ellis and detained him. He told deputies two of the pit bulls got out and he was chasing them. Witnesses told deputies they saw Ellis throwing one dog to the ground and the other had been dragged. All three dogs were captured, the white dog Ruckus after a brief search, and are in good care at the Yavapai Humane Society. They will remain there until they receive instruction from the sheriff’s office. Ellis was booked on charges of animal cruelty and a judicial process violation. He remains in the Camp Verde Detention Center without bond.