Apr 30, 2010 Man charged with throwing pit bull at sister

Aurora - A west suburban man has been charged with domestic battery for throwing a pit bull at his sister during an argument Monday night.

Rey Jaquez, 47, of the 1000 block of East New York Street in Aurora, got into an argument with his sister about 9:40 p.m. Monday night and threw the dog at her, according to Aurora Police Sgt. Tom Kearbey.

The pit bull bit the woman in the ankle, Kearb ey said. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was treated and released for the bite, which was not serious, Kearbey said.

Jaquez has been charged with two counts of domestic battery, but was not charged with animal cruelty. Both Jaquez and his sister live at the New York Street residence, Kearbey said.

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