Morrison Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty

On Monday, November 22nd, Morrison Police arrested Donald C. Golden, age 30 of Morrison, charging Golden with Animal Cruelty (Class A Misdemeanor). This arrest was the result of an investigation into the death of a four-month-old Alaskan Eskimo dog found on Wednesday, November 3rd, at 407 Portland Avenue, Morrison.

Golden was transported to the Whiteside County Jail, was processed and then released on a Notice to Appear for January 10th, 2022.

The investigation of this case continues and the Morrison Police Department is being assisted by Whiteside County Health Department – Animal Control and the University of Illinois, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine.

The public is reminded that these are merely charges and all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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