Woman arrested after stomping on, dragging, and punching dog Thursday morning

On Thursday, March 9th, 2023, at 10:23 am, the Turlock Police Department was dispatched to a reported animal abuse in progress at Mister Car Wash, 487 N Golden State Blvd, Turlock, after a woman had been seen stomping on, dragging, and punching her chocolate-colored labrador dog.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a woman later identified as Shawnaice Azevedo, 37, of Turlock, sitting on the bus stop in front of the business with the dog. An animal control officer also arrived and found a fresh laceration on the dog.

Azevedo was asked to identify herself and she gave someone else’s name. Dispatch was able to find history with the person Azevedo claimed to be, however, the date of birth she gave didn’t match. A sergeant who had previously dealt with who Azevedo claimed to be then arrived and said that that wasn’t her.

Azevedo finally admitted to who she really was and it was discovered that she had a $100,500 local felony bench warrant for assault with a deadly weapon other than a firearm.

Azevedo was arrested and booked into the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center on charges of animal abuse or endangerment, false personation, and falsely identifying to a peace officer, as well as her warrant.

The dog was impounded.


  • I hope she is severely punished for abusing the dog and the dog is adopted to a loving family


    • I wish I knew where this dog is. I will take him right now.


      • Probably at Stanislaus shelter or Turlock pound…


      • You can probably go to the website of the shelter and look at the dogs that were just brought in. I’m doing it right now and will post it for you if I find it. I used to volunteer there.


      • Toni Gemette Hickman

        We Have a beautiful dog her name is Rosie and unfortunately there are four of us all people that live in their house. She’s one year old. She has been spayed. She’s had all of her shots she’s had been shipped. We need a home for her immediately. Otherwise they’re going to have to put her to sleep. Please help us. My name is Toni. My phone number is 408-444-1379. Please help us.


  • Where would this psychopath get a chocolate lab from? Probably stole it. Praying that a good family adopts him


  • I hope that fur baby finds a forever home! Maybe this story should be shared on fb


  • We need harsher punishments for animal cruelty. She’ll probably get time served or a slap on the wrist. When she should be getting prison time plus anger management classes and all that.


  • Lillian Rockholt

    I hope the bitch gets a hell of a lot of time . Keep her from hurting anymore animals she’s just a dirty low life pop iece of trash


  • This woman that abused her dog needs her ass beat


  • Please help us get our Rosie Ann a home. We’re going to have to put her down. If we cannot find her a home. She is one year old. She is absolutely beautiful. She’s jet black with two little white spots on her. She’s lab and Shepherd. She’s been spayed. She’s been chipped. She’s had all her shots. we got her at the pound but the four of us got sick all at once and cannot keep our baby at home any longer you can give us a call at 408444.1379 OK please please someone help us. You’ll love her as much as we do. Thank you God bless.


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