February 13, 2014

From WPTZ.com

NEWBURY, Vt. —Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials said they arrested Richard Martin, 45, of Newbury, Vt., following a joint investigation with state police.

Fish and Wildlife officials said they received a report on Tuesday from Amy Emerson that her dog was missing.

Emerson told police she followed her dog’s tracks to Martin, her neighbor’s, property. There, she said she found her dog caught in a trap, shot and killed.

Wildlife officials said Martin was cited for cruelty to animals and four counts of illegal trapping.


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