Man accused of beating a dog turns himself in

Photo: Biloxi PD

BILOXI, Miss. (WHLT) — Biloxi Police have made an arrest after getting complaints about a man allegedly beating a dog.

Captain Harold Windom said Billy Swain of Gulfport, turned himself in Tuesday morning.

A witness posted a video on Facebook about the alleged beating.

Swain was charged with misdemeanor cruelty to animals. He will have to appear in court in February 2017.

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