Former Sulphur officer accused of fatally shooting dog arrested - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Former Sulphur officer accused of fatally shooting dog arrested for animal cruelty

Brian Thierbach (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Officer) Brian Thierbach (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Officer)
CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

The former Sulphur police officer accused of fatally shooting a dog in late April was arrested Friday afternoon for one count of aggravated cruelty to animals.

His bond is set at $20,000.

Thierbach resigned in early May while he was being investigated by the Sulphur Police Department and the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office. Thierbach gained national attention after shooting a dog named Arzy during an arrest.

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