Paul Daugherty, 26, of Benton was arrested Tuesday for allegedly beating a dog to death earlier this year.
Daugherty was transported to the Saline County Detention Center, according to Lt. Kevin Russell, public information officer with the Benton Police Department. He has since be released on a $10,000 signature bond.
Daugherty has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty.
For the full story, see Friday's issue of The Saline Courier.