Gomez (severely matted and urine scalded shih tzu allowed to suffer from open wounds, embedded nails, and hind leg paralysis with no vet care) pleaded guilty at trial on 3/5 and was sentenced to 1 year of probation and restricted from owning or having contact with any animals during that time.
He (viciously beat his roommate’s schnauzer puppy) pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and was sentenced to 1 year in the house of corrections, suspended until 3/3/20.
In July 2017 Officer Christine Allenberg applied for a show cause hearing in the case of a man who gutted his roommate’s cat. A hearing date was finally set for 3/7. At the hearing, the case was put on hold for 1 year during which time the man is prohibited from having any contact with animals.
At the magistrate’s hearing 3/8 for the Upton man who moved out and abandoned his pet snake in its tank, leaving it to die, the case was held for a year during which time the man may not possess any animals or get into any further legal trouble.