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July 21, 2017

Middlesex/Animal Cruelty

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#:17A302941

TROOPER: Todd Stackhouse                                       

STATION: VSP-Middlesex                    

CONTACT#:802-229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 07/21/2017 1321 hours

LOCATION: Mehuron Shopping Plaza, Waitsfield, VT

VIOLATION: Animal Cruelty

 

ACCUSED: Ronald R. Kinner                                         

AGE: 70

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Warren, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

On the above date and time, troopers responded to a report of a dog left in a vehicle for an extended amount of time. The complainant advised the dog was removed from the vehicle by a 3rd party, after approximately 40 minutes without the owners returning to the vehicle. The dog which was reported to be lifeless, was cooled off and given water before troopers arrived. The suspect vehicle was parked in the sun, with the windows slightly cracked and a sun visor across the front windshield. Based on the outside temperature, the duration of time the owners were gone and witness statements on the condition of the dog, the owner was cited into Washington County Superior Court Criminal Division to answer to the charge of Animal Cruelty. The dog appeared to make a full recovery and was given back to the owner after cooling off.

 

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: 08/24/17 0830 hours

COURT: Washington County Superior Court, Criminal Division

LODGED LOCATION: NA

BAIL: NA

MUG SHOT: NA

 

 

Trooper Todd C. Stackhouse

Vermont State Police

1080 US Rt. 2

Middlesex, VT 05602

802-229-9191