Man Admits to Causing Dog's Death

Jarrod Dillman was working as an attendant at the time

Tom Puckett
November 06, 2019 - 2:25 pm
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) 23-year-old Jarrod Dillman of Buffalo pleads guilty to one count of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals, a felony. He pleaded guilty to the highest charge.

Prosecutors say August 3rd Dillman, while working as a dog daycare attendant at PawPrints by Penny & Co. on Niagara Street in the City of Buffalo, caused the death of “Alessio,” a three-year-old Havanese mix.

Dillman admitted to using a leash to throw the dog against a wall and kicking the dog while wearing boots.

A necropsy determined that “Alessio” died as a result of blunt force trauma.

Dillman faces a maximum of 2 years in jail when he is sentenced on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. He remains released on $5,000 bond posted in Buffalo City Court.  

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