OXNARD (CBSLA) — Police in Oxnard have announced the arrest of a 37-year-old Ventura resident for animal cruelty.
Police said around 3 p.m. Friday, they were dispatched to the 1000 block of Yarnell Place to investigate a case of possible cruelty that took place four days earlier.READ MORE: Report: US Rep. Karen Bass To Run For LA Mayor
Authorities reviewed surveillance video and were able to identify Eric Danielson and another man using a hunting bow in the alley between two commercial buildings.
They said the video shows Danielson appearing to shoot an arrow. The two men walk out of frame but shortly reappear with Danielson holding a dead cat that he proceeds to dispose of in a nearby dumpster.READ MORE: On First Day Pfizer's Booster Available For Eligible Adults In LA County, Few Have Turned Up For The Shot
Officers located and spoke to Danielson who admitted to shooting and killing the animal. But he told authorities he only meant to “track” the cat and did not intend to shoot.
Danielson was arrested for felony animal cruelty.MORE NEWS: Man Allegedly Tried To Run Over Members Of A Fairfax Synagogue With His Car Wednesday
Authorities said he bailed out from the Oxnard Police Department on a $10,000 bond.