The Teller County Animal Control and police detectives are searching for a man accused of killing two of his roommate's dogs.

The Teller County Police are looking for 30-year-old Matthew Stephen Dieringer from Pueblo. According to a press release, he's been accused of beating his roommates 7-year old Australian Cattle Dog to death than killing and dismembering a second dog that also belonged to his roommate.

Police say Dieringer was last seen in the Manitou Springs area and is wanted on a felony warrant for two counts of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals.

If you see Dieringer, do not make contact with him and immediately call law enforcement. If you have a tip you're encouraged to call Officer Trixie Hudspeth and 719-687-9562

Source: Teller County Sheriff's Office Facebook Page


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