Antioch man charged with killing girlfriend’s puppy

Pat McMahon Contributor
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An Antioch man has been charged with four felonies after allegedly threatening, beating and burglarizing his girlfriend and killing her puppy.

Gerald Anthony Ortega, 25, was arrested Thursday evening in a Concord motel after his 31-year-old girlfriend reported that earlier that day he had assaulted her, said Lt. Steve Dyer of the Concord Police Department.

The woman fled her North Concord home and flagged down utility workers, who drove her to the police station.

Full story: Antioch man charged with killing girlfriend’s puppy – San Jose Mercury News