HOUSTON — Police arrested a woman Wednesday after a tiger was found inside a Houston home in February.

Brittany Garza, 24, is charged with animal cruelty. She bonded out of jail overnight.

Officials said the tiger had been in the home in the 9400 block of East Avenue J for a month when a couple of people went into the vacant residence to smoke marijuana. They said the tiger was in a small cage without adequate sunlight, food and water.

The tiger, which crews nicknamed "Tyson" after the movie "The Hangover,” was transported to an animal sanctuary.


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