Florida man accused of intentionally running over dog

Florida man accused of intentionally running over dog
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A Florida man was arrested and is facing a charge of animal cruelty after video showed him intentionally running over a dog with his truck. According to multiple sources, surveillance video showed 29-year-old Robert Joseph Kayat, of Volusia County, swerving his vehicle to hit a dog named Thomas – the dog did not survive.

The video showing the disturbing incident was shared widely on social media. On Sunday, the Volusia County Sheriff addressed the situation on Twitter:

Volusia Co. Sheriff


Deputies have ID’d the driver and are charging him with aggravated animal cruelty.

We’ll update you as the arrest is processed.

Kayat is looking at a felony charge for the incident – he has told the authorities that he was only trying to scare the dog that he ultimately killed.

(Booking photo)


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  1. Pure Evil with a reserved spot in Hell waiting where he will burn forever for his cruelty……. Useless POS…… lock him up forever and lose the keys…. Should only leave prison in a pine box…… Hope he dies a horrible death alone (unloved), afraid and in awful pain……

    Precious Treasure Thomas, your life mattered….. I am sick inside……. 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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