Luzerne County Pit Bull Owner Charged

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012       Attorney Thomas Newell

A July 16, 2012 report from detailed PA Dog Law charges filed versus a Hazleton area pit bull owner. On July 6, 2012, an eleven year-old boy was bitten several times by a vicious and unrestrained pit bull. He sustained dog bite wounds to the left arm and right groin area.

Luzerne County Dog Warden Jim Spencer, with the assistance of Pennsylvania State Police, charged the pit bull owner with failing to confine his dog and not having updated rabies shots for his canine. If found guilty, the pit bull owner will be required to pay fines of in excess of $600.00.

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