PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia police officer accused of dumping a dog in a local park is scheduled for trial Monday.

Investigators say that in November, Michael Long put Cranberry the pit bull in a trash can at Wissahickon Valley Park.

Police Officer Accused Of Dumping Emaciated Dog In Trash Bag At Park

Long faces charges, including animal cruelty.

Long was a Philadelphia police officer for 11 years.

Cranberry is now healthy and living with a new family.