PETERSBURG, Va. -- (WTVR) -- Brandon M. Gillie, 26, is in police custody. Gillie was booked at Riverside Regional Jail.
He was wanted by Petersburg Police in connection with the deaths of three puppies that police said were horrifically tortured.
He was wanted for three counts of animal cruelty and three counts of killing livestock.
CBS 6 first reported that three dead puppies were found outside of a mobile home, in April 2016.
Court documents obtained by CBS 6 show the dogs had an adhesive material on their muzzles and bodies.