Deputies say they found a dog with its skin grown over a chain around its neck. Now a man has been arrested.
Damien Williams of Trails End North was arrested on one count of felony cruelty to animals. He turned himself in at the magistrate's office on Friday.
Beaufort County deputies say the chain had to be surgically removed by a veterinarian. Deputies say Williams didn't own the animal, but it was in his care.
Bond for the 32-year-old Williams was set at $2,500 secured.
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