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Port St. Lucie man charged with killing dogs and bragging on Facebook

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Gavin Turner Mills, 20, was arrested on Tuesday by the Port St. Lucie police in Southern Florida and charged with two felony counts of animal cruelty for killing two of his friend's dogs and then posting about it on Facebook reported wptv.com.

Mills, of the 1400 block of Southwest Goodman Ave., had been visiting his friend on Durham Terrace before Christmas. Two of the family's dogs, Meryl and Fluffy had disappeared shortly after, and Mills allegedly told the family's 16-year-old son he had killed one of the dogs because she had urinated on the bed Mills had slept in that night.

Mills allegedly choked the dog and broke her windpipe. He left the body of the dog along a nearby riverbank.

Mills stated on Facebook he had been "throwing and flipping" the other dog when the dog hit the floor. He threw that dog's body over a fence.

Mills was arrested on another unrelated charge for felony possession of his father's .357 Magnum and brandishing the weapon and ammunition in public.

He remains in St. Lucie County Jail in lieu of $22,500 bond.

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