Susquehanna County Man Sent to Jail After He Attacks Lab

Posted on: June 29th, 2012       Attorney Thomas Newell

A Jan. 25, 2012 article from described how the President Judge of the Susquehanna County Court of Common Pleas sentenced a Montrose man to a total of 16 months in jail after he nearly slashed a Labrador Retriever to death.

The defendant used a knife to attack the lab which resulted in 18 individual wounds.  The dog’s right leg was paralyzed and vet bills were nearly $1,200.00.  The defendant plead quilty to an animal cruelty charge and no contest to a simple assault charge.