Riverside man charged with brutalizing chihuahua puppy, causing death

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A 19-year-old Riverside man who allegedly slashed and tortured a Chihuahua puppy in his apartment, inflicting ultimately fatal wounds that were depicted in a video posted online, was arrested today on a federal charge. Angel Ramos Corrales allegedly perpetrated the assault on Feb. 13 in the 3500 block of Lou Ella Lane, in the city's Eastside neighborhood north of UC Riverside. Corrales is charged with animal crushing, an offense that refers to intentionally subjecting certain creatures to violent abuse that results in grave injuries. He was taken into custody without incident and was slated to make an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in downtown Riverside. The case was initially handled by the Riverside Police Department and Riverside County Department of Ani
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