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Mail carrier arrested for feeding dog meatballs with nails

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NEW HOPE, Ala. (AP) -- An Alabama mail carrier has been charged after authorities say she fed at least one dog meatballs that contained nails.
   
AL.com reports that 47-year-old Susanna Dawn Burhans was arrested Thursday and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.
   
The U.S. Postal Service worker was arrested after a joint investigation by the Madison County Sheriff's Office and the Postal Service determined she fed the nail-laced meatballs to at least one dog in New Hope.
   
Sheriff's Capt. Mike Salomonsky says the investigation began with a complaint nearly two weeks ago, but at least one other resident has filed a complaint.
 
Further details haven't been released. It's unclear if Burhans has an attorney.
   
She was released from the Madison County Jail after posting $2,500 bail Thursday.
 

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