MacDill airman charged with animal cruelty

TAMPA — A senior airman at MacDill Air Force Base was arrested Tuesday and charged with animal cruelty, baiting and breeding dogs to fight, and possession of dog-fighting equipment.

Anthony Wilson Hughes, 22, of Riverview, was released on $6,000 bail Tuesday afternoon.

Hillsborough County Animal Services seized pit bull terriers from his home and are still determining whether to put them up for adoption.

MacDill airman charged with animal cruelty 10/01/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 6:41pm]

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