Alleged Dog Abuser In Court

The case against a Pulaski County man accused of beating his dog was continued Thursday morning.

Ronald Shawn Turner is charged with cruelty to animals.

Police say witnesses videotaped Turner abusing his dog, Romeo, even throwing a dog house down on top of the dog.

Turner's attorney says he wants to see 911 call records from the person who saw the alleged abuse.

Turner will be back in court on September 24th, and attorneys say the case will either be resolved or a trial date will be set.


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  • by Keanna Location: Schenectady on Oct 22, 2007 at 02:05 PM
    This is a outrage! More than just court should be done about this! These people should be treated as the poor creature was! Please do more to stop this tyranny!!
  • by melissa whitt Location: carlisle on Sep 13, 2007 at 04:55 PM
    i dont like peope that hurt there pets now me i love my pets if you dont know how to take care of them you dont need them thats how i see it
  • by Gwen Location: Winchester on Sep 13, 2007 at 01:23 PM
    Ronald Turner should have a dog house thrown on him. I have no patience with animal abusers. The hottest spot in Hell is reserved for them and that's exactly where they all need to be.
  • by BS Location: Ky on Sep 13, 2007 at 11:51 AM
    There needs to be tougher laws against animal abusers (and all other criminals. You don't have to like animals to refrain from abusing them. If a person is willing to abuse an animal they will have no problem abusing humans, after all most serial murderers begin by abusing animals. Compassion is compassion regardless of the species.

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