Elizabeth Man Accused Of Kicking Police Dog During Arrest

police-tapeELIZABETH – An Elizabeth man allegedly kicked and injured a police dog while Union County Sheriff’s officers were attempting to place him under arrest Wednesday, according to a Star-Ledger report.

Edilberto Martinez, 34, had failed to appear in court for sentencing on drug charges, according to the report.

The police dog was taken to a veterinarian for treatment, and Martinez was treated at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth for a minor bite wound, according to the report.


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