Bud Wally Ruiz

Chihuahua puppy

Gilroy Man Could Face Life In Prison For Killing Puppy

A registered sex offender from Gilroy, accused of killing a Chihuahua puppy, could spend the rest of his life in prison, under California’s “three strikes” law.


53-year-old Bud Wally Ruiz of Gilroy is accused of killing a puppy during an argument with his wife. He is facing animal cruelty charges. (Gilroy Police Department)

Gilroy Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charges In Puppy’s Death

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday filed charges against a Gilroy man who is suspected of hurling a puppy against a wall during an argument with his wife and killing the animal.

CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011