POCATELLO -- Tyrone Kelly Diaz, of 629 N. Harrison, spent his fortieth birthday in the Bannock County Jail today after he was arrested for teasing a police dog named Jackie.
Pocatello Police were called to 340 S. Arthur to an apartment complex for a domestic disturbance. Reports indicated that there were multiple subjects involved and that one was wielding a firearm.
While police were sorting out the details of what had happened. Diaz, who was intoxicated, began to tease the police dog, which is a misdemeanor violation.
Diaz suffered minor injuries to his face during the altercation, and was transported to Portneuf Medical Center where he was treated and released. He was then arrested and incarcerated under the charge of mistreating a police dog.