Naked man on drugs kills dog in Porterville, Police say

27-year-old Oscar Castaneda of Porterville (Porterville Police Department)

Police said the suspect bit two officers and tried to grab an officer's gun while he was being arrested.
Porterville Police said they responded to a call regarded a man assaulting a small dog in the area of Thurman Avenue and Third Street in Porterville early Sunday morning. They said when the arrived, they found 27-year-old Oscar Castaneda standing completely nude in the road with a small deceased dog nearby.

Police said Castaneda was agitated and speaking incoherently. When officers tried to take him into custody, they said he began kicking an biting the officers and made several attempts to get one of the officer's gun. Police used a taser to take him into custody.

The suspect was arrested on several charges including animal cruelty, resisting arrest, indecent exposure, under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

One of the officers was treated at a local hospital a later released.
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