4

Andres Sanchez-Luevano After Allegedly Killing GF's Kitten: "That's What You Get, Bitch"

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Animal cruelty goes beyond mere schuckiness in our book. But we're featuring Andres Sanchez-Luevano as a Schmuck of the Week anyhow due to his alleged reasons for killing a month-old kitten -- he was apparently trying to punish his girlfriend of three years -- and his initial decision to rabbit rather than face the consequences. The arrest report and more below.

See also: Nathen Channing Faces Misdemeanor Despite "Felony Stupid" Banana-Pointing Move

Sanchez-Luevano's record doesn't begin and end with kitten-killing. According to 7News, he pleaded guilty to felony possession of burglary tools circa 2010. At that time, he received a deferred sentence but is said to have violated his parole, prompting an arrest warrant in his name issued this past March.

The spotlight got a little brighter after 8 p.m. on November 17. That's when Denver cops were called to a West Mississippi Avenue residence on a report of domestic violence in progress.

According to the arrest affidavit, officers soon encountered a woman who said Sanchez-Luevano, described as her boyfriend of three years, had come home "extremely intoxicated" -- and when she confronted him about his boozing, he began "yelling and arguing with her." In addition, he allegedly shoved her after she refused his demand to give him money.

In response, the report goes on, the woman picked up the phone and dialed the cops -- at which point she said he grabbed her kitten, a one-month-old named Mickey, and slammed it against the floor, killing it.

As he fled the scene, she quoted him as saying, "That's what you get, bitch."

What Sanchez-Luevano got was the ire of pet lovers throughout the area. He was a fugitive for several days but ultimately turned himself in "because of pressure from the community," 7News allows.

This week, Sanchez-Luevano was formally charged by the Denver District Attorney's Office with one felony count of aggravated cruelty to animals.

Mickey deserved a lot better. Here's a larger look at Sanchez-Luevano's latest booking photo, followed by the aforementioned arrest report.

Andres Sanchez-Luevano Arrest Affidavit

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.