Teen charged after dog overheats, dies in her vehicle

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19-year-old Ali Miller was charged with aggravated animal cruelty when Animal Control discovered her dog overheating in a locked car with the windows up. The fire department tried to save the animal, be ultimately it did not survive.

On June 29th, Animal Control Officer Bryan Peterson observed a dog abandoned and overheating in a vehicle. According to the affidavit, the fire department broke the window to rescue the animal.

Ali Miller (MNPD)
Ali Miller (MNPD)

Despite the best efforts of the department, the dog died. Ali Miller was present and claimed ownership of the pet and vehicle.

Ali Miller was arrested and charged with aggravated animal cruelty. Her bond was set at $5,000 bond but she was later freed on pre-trial release.


Miller, Ali597015101 UNIVERSITY CT
Nashville, TN 37210
Animal – Cruelty – Agg.


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