Sapulpa Woman Heads To Court In Dog Dragging Case

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 8:15 am
By: News On 6

News On 6

TULSA, OK -- A Sapulpa woman heads to court Tuesday on charges of animal cruelty.

Rikki Leigh Seritt, 18, is accused of tying a dog to the bumper of an SUV in October. 

Witnesses say a man driving the SUV then dragged the dog along the road until it came free of its collar.

Seritt is charged with a felony count of animal cruelty and two counts of obstructing an officer.

Her hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:00 Tuesday morning.

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The dog, Sammy, survived the violence and is thriving with his new family.

Witnesses identified 20-year-old Cody Hahn as the driver of the SUV. He was arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty. Hahn will be in court July 20th.