SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — A woman is under arrest for allegedly lighting a dog on fire in Sacramento County.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says 56-year-old Petra Gabriel and her sister had dogs that got into a scuffle earlier in July. Detectives say the dogs were quickly separated, but Petra allegedly then sprayed some sort of accelerant on one of the dogs then lit him on fire.READ MORE: 'Simply Just Another Bump In The Road': Future Sacramento Firefighter Tells Inspirational Story From Chemo To Cadet
Deputies say the dog, Doody, may possibly lose both eyes and an ear from the burns.READ MORE: Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It
Doody, who has now been renamed Phoenix, is now in the care of animal control.
On Thursday, detectives say a $500,000 arrest warrant was obtained against Gabriel and she was taken into custody.MORE NEWS: Rideshare Services Like Lyft, Uber Struggle To Get Drivers Behind The Wheel
Gabriel is now facing animal cruelty and arson charges. According to the Sacramento County Main Jail booking logs, she also had warrants out for her arrest on suspicion of DUI and possession of narcotics charges.