General Crime

Alan Velete Allegedly Abuses and Eventually Kills Puppy In Front Of 4-year-old Daughter



Redwood City police have arrested a man suspected of abusing and killing a 4-month-old puppy in front of his 4-year-old daughter.

Alan Velete was arrested Thursday after police were called to an apartment on the 300 block of Redwood Avenue to investigate a report of animal cruelty, according to Lt. Sean Hart.

The reporting party told investigators that Velete, a 31-year-old Redwood City resident, who had been staying at the apartment with his girlfriend, daughter, and girlfriend’s mother, had been severely abusing the family’s terrier mix puppy over the past month, Hart said.

He allegedly killed the dog on Tuesday, Jan. 6 and disposed of it in a trash Dumpster, Hart said. Several of the alleged incidents took place in front of the suspect’s daughter, Hart said. Velete was arrested on suspicion of felony animal cruelty and felony child endangerment, Hart said.

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  • So my tax dollars go to support a piece of shit such as alan velete. He does not deserve to live. He is a total piece of shit. I hope he gets beaten, sodomized and killed in prison.

  • “He had been abusing the puppy for the past month.” When are people going to learn you report abusers the FIRST time? The next time it could be you or your child. You don’t give them a second chance. Where was the mother of this child?

  • this person named Alan VELETE is a criminal!!! if he can kill a helpless puppy like he did in front of his child there is no telling what else he could do!! he needs to be off the street and in prison and never be allowed to own a pet or be in charge of a child ever again. he is a danger to society and needs to be locked up for ever as far as l am concerned!!!

  • please charge this sick person over killing this puppy, this is a very twisted thing do it in front of this poor innocent child, and the poor puppy’s life is now gone to his cruelty acts, and no heart this guy should be in jail

  • please do something about this sick person in my opinion he should be in jail, no child should ever witness such a horrible thing, she will need councelling

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