Dog tied to a weight, mouth taped shut and left for dead in Texas creek

Posted at 2:52 PM, Apr 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-05 15:23:51-04

Waller County, TX – The search is on for the heartless person(s) who left a dog tied to a weight with its mouth taped shut at the bottom of a Texas creek in Waller County.

Now a $1,000 reward is being offered to find the person responsible for this horrific act of animal cruelty.

A citizen, Randy Abke and his wife were driving in the area when they found the dog, who they are calling Rusty.

According to,  Abke called authorities to report what they’d found and Rusty was then rescue and taken to the veterinarian.

Click here to read more.