St. Mary’s County, MD —  The reward fund in a horrifying case of animal cruelty is close to $9500 thanks to generous donations from the community.

St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers says the organization has received nearly $9,450 as of Monday, August 5. 

The reward is offered for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or persons responsible for the deaths of two dogs.

The told you back on July 15 that two large Black Labrador Retrievers had been beheaded and discarded in the area of Parlett Morgan Road on July 14.

A Sheriff’s Deputy responded to the 40400-block of Parlett Morgan Road in Mechanicsville, where the two dead dogs were found in a wooded area.

“The dogs were determined to be Black Labrador Retrievers, both weighing over 80 pounds,” the report read in part. “The dogs had been decapitated and discarded in the wooded area.”

It was determined by animal control that the dogs had been discarded within the last 48 hours.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Investigations Division is actively investigating the incident and Sheriff Tim Cameron said he wants this horrific case  It’s hoped that a larger reward fund could convince anyone with information to come forward.

If you’d like to contribute to the reward fund, send donations to:

St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers, Inc.
PO Box 221
Mechanicsville, MD 20659