BIG COPPITT KEY, Fla. -

A reward has been issued for information leading to an arrest after a dog was intentionally drowned in the Florida Keys.

Monroe County Sheriff's said the cocker spaniel was found in a cage in the water off Big Coppitt Key last Wednesday.

Deputies responded to the scene, pulled the cage from the water and recovered the 30-pound-dog.

On Monday, the Sheriff's department offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

If you know anything about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-346-TIPS.