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Update on Animal Abuse Investigation


June 5, 2012


Update on Animal Abuse Investigation in Wheeling on or about May 21, 2012 where an animal owner allegedly used several items to kill his vicious dog.  The report was completed and submitted to Livingston County Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren with 2 charges being filed in Associate Circuit Court.  The Court issued a criminal summons which we subsequently served to Donald Lee Tacy, 45, Wheeling for alleged:      

Count I:  Violation of 578.024 RSMo. class B misdemeanor of Subsequent Dog Bites where the dog was reported to have bitten a person on May 21, 2012 and November 15, 2011.


Count II: Violation of 578.012 RSMo. class A misdemeanor of Animal Abuse.

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