Police: Man threw guinea pig off balcony

Source: Fairfax County Police

Source: Fairfax County Police

Reston, VA – A 19-year-old is facing a slew of charges, after police said he tossed a guinea pig off a balcony.

Detectives say Theron Boone threw the animal from a balcony on the 2200 block of Castle Rock Square on December 30, 2016 around 12:40 p.m..

Animal Protection Police were called to the scene and they found the animal dead. Fairfax County Police arrested Boone the next day and taken to the Adult Detention Center. He has been charged with animal cruelty, domestic violence, destruction of property, and preventing someone from calling 911.