A Memphis man is behind bars after he stabbed the family dog in the neck.
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office arrested 23-year-old Demarko Nichols Sunday evening after he stabbed the dog.
SCSO says Nichols claimed that he stabbed the dog, Taz, after being bitten on the hand by the dog, but, there were no injuries to his hands.
Nichols is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.
He’s being held in the Shelby County Jail on $2500 bond.