Man accused of throwing small dog off Georgia highway exit ramp

In DeKalb County, Georgia, a man has been accused of picking up a small dog and throwing it off an exit ramp.  Witnesses notified police on Wednesday as they caught sight of the man throwing the dog 15 to 20 feet below.

According to CbsNews, Michael Copeland, 48,  was arrested after officials allege he picked up the small dog and threw it onto the highway at the I-20 eastbound exit ramp to Wesley Chapel Road. Copeland was arrested and transferred to the DeKalp County Jail where he has been charged with animal cruelty. The small dog died at the scene as he hit the highway below.

It is not known if the dog belonged to Copeland. More information to be provided as an investigation continues.

Rest in peace little dog.

(Photo of man suspected of throwing small dog off exit ramp police booking photo)

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15 replies
  1. Jan Barnes says:

    Drag him up a rocky road to a high cliff, throw him over, and then greet him with an 18 wheeler! Hell is too good for him!

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  2. Barbara Garabedian says:

    U die u asshole how horrible u are doggie did not live but I hope u get thrown out if your car accident & you are run over & die a horrible death ???? poor doggie ???? pray he is in heaven & at Peace & this evil asshole dies asap bg

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  3. Pamela Garlisch says:

    Hope he gets thrown in jail never to leave! Please don’t give him a slap on the wrist! RIP puppy, you didn’t deserve to die like that.

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  4. Larry says:

    Throw this low-life jerk off a tall building like he deserves. The fall won’t kill him, but the sudden stop might. Then have him cremated and take his ashes to the bus station and flush him. It is still better than he deserves.

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  5. Adrienne says:

    Someone should have picked this scum up and thrown him over the bridge and die just like he did to this defenseless pup.He is a vile,evil man and needs to be locked up forever. The anger he has to do this to a dog, can and will be done to a human if given enough time. RIP little dog. Hope justice is done for you.

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  6. Animal Advocate says:

    Would like to throw this bastard off a bridge into oncoming traffic. Hope he gets the death penalty and is raped in prison while waiting!

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  7. Gizmos Mommy says:

    Please grant me the strength to not want to strangle those who would refer to maggots such as this as a man. It is no more a man than my TV. This is a reason I dream of retroactive abortion. With a coat hanger.

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  8. pennysdachshunds says:

    This Buzzard Vomit Maggot NEEDS an ENEMA with a 38 piece of lead. This will most certainly clean him out from the rectal area to the Brain if done Right… !!! I guarantee This VERMIN will not Suffer like he made that Poor Little Dog that had contact in some fashion to this Bastard DID!!! That little dog didn’t deserve that kind of Murder!!

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  9. hat Nancy Raymond says:

    O I would love five minutes with this hunk of sewer slime – Michael Copeland, you best hope I never run into you – I promise your life would not be worth living if I got my hands on your filthy butt. I don’t have much faith in the Georgia justice system – so may there be an 18 wheeler in his very near future. PLEASE – he deserves no less.

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  10. Bunny Peters says:

    Poor precious little treasure, you did NOT deserve to be murdered…….

    We can probably all agree that this useless POS deserves a horrible, agonizing, terrible death for his cruelty. Also, we can probably all agree that after his death (hopefully ASAP) that he has a special place in Hell reserved for him where he will burn forever for his cruelty…..

    This disgusting POS deserves to be tossed off a tall building or high bridge to a terrifying death (see how much he enjoys the experience)……

    Sadly, this POS is not unique (have to deal with reality)….. until animal protection laws are strengthened everywhere, are actually enforced and punishments are severe, we will continue to have POSs’ with extreme cruelty, treating animals purely as inanimate objects…..

    RIP precious puppy (& all others murdered by this POS, because it’s certain that nurdering this poor precious little treasure was not his “first murder”)….. hopefully the POS who murdered you so cruelly will suffer a horrible, terrifying and agonizing death, alone and unloved…… that would be Justice!!!!!!!

    RIP Precious Puppy…… Your life was stolen from you….. You didn’t deserve to be murdered…… please look for MacKitty in Heaven….. you will be welcome to join his group of snuggle buddies…….. so sorry that you were failed so horribly by humans……..

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