Saturday, February 4, 2017

Michigan: Anthony D'Agnillo charged with animal cruelty after leaving his puppy in a hot car back in August

MICHIGAN -- A downstate man has turned himself in. He's accused of animal cruelty and abandonment in Grand Traverse County.

Traverse City police say in August, Anthony Eric Dagnillo (Anthony Dagnillo), 28, of Royal Oak, left his puppy in his car along West Front Street.

The police report says the windows were up, but Dagnillo told officers he did go back to check on the dog twice.

The Grand Traverse County prosecutor authorized a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty and abandonment.

Dagnillo turned himself in downstate and posted bond. Dagnillo is slated for arraignment on Feb. 6.

(9and10News - Feb 2, 2017)