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Man, 81, arrested for threatening hunters and shooting dog

Officers arrested an 81-year-old man who shot allegedly shot a dog and threatened three men hunting with the dog in a ravine behind his Pearl City home Saturday, police said.

Police arrested the suspect at his Aluka Loop home at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, about three hours after the incident.

Officers arrested him on suspicion of  first-degree animal cruelty, three counts of first-degree terroristic threatening, first-degree reckless endangering and failing to safely keep a loaded firearm.

No information was immediately available on the condition of the dog.

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