On Monday, February 1st at approximately 9:04 AM officers responded to the Royal Inn in the 2000 block of Birch Square for a disorderly conduct in progress due to a dog attack. The victim said that she was walking her dogs on a leash back to her room when a Pitbull charged and attacked her Labrador Retriever. Mark Alan Armstrong out of Lake Havasu City stated he was watching his friends dog and took it outside to go to the bathroom, and took the dog off leash to the empty field adjacent to the motel and when the dog saw the other dogs and took off after them. Armstrong admitted to kicking and hitting dogs to get his dog off the victim’s.
Citation # 132596 was issued to Armstrong for Aggressive Animal, a violation of LHC Code 6.16.040.