Man accused of leaving dog locked inside hot car in Myrtle Beach

bdickerson@thesunnews.comAugust 13, 2012 

A North Carolina man was cited Sunday for allegedly leaving a small dog locked inside a hot car while at Myrtle Beach restaurant, according to an incident report.

Eric Maurice Vallery, 31, of Winston Salem, N.C., was charged with abandoning or mistreating an animal.

Officers with the Myrtle Beach Police Department arrived at Mammy’s Kitchen, located at 1010 N. Kings Hwy., after reports came in of a small dog locked inside a car.

The white Bischon Frise was reportedly locked inside a Nissan with the rear windows slightly cracked, the report stated. The temperature inside the car was 99 degrees, and the animal had been inside for 45 minutes.

Contact BRAD DICKERSON at 626-0301.

Myrtle Beach Sun News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service