Myrtle Beach police arrest woman after dog thrown from third-floor balcony

Myrtle Beach police charged a 31-year-old homeless woman in connection with a dog being thrown from a third-floor hotel balcony during a dispute with her boyfriend, according to authorities.

Jamie Taylor Gonzalez, 31, was jailed Tuesday on charges of criminal domestic violence and mistreatment of animals and was being held at 10 a.m. pending a bond hearing on the domestic violence charge. Bond was set at $469 cash on the animal charge.

Officers were called at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday to Summer Sands Motel at 1404 S. Ocean Blvd., for a disturbance, police said.