A Chester woman wanted since May for alleged ill treatment of a dog was arrested Monday at a traffic checkpoint, police said.
Tamara Neal, 30, was charged with ill treatment of animals after a neighbor told Chester Police Department officers a dog was without sufficient water, said Keisha Tobias, spokesperson for Chester Police Department. The charge is an alleged violation of Chester city law, Tobias said.
Neal was arrested Monday on the outstanding warrant at a traffic checkpoint on the J.A. Cochran Bypass during a joint operation with S.C. Highway Patrol, Tobias said.