Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Dog With Garden Shears.on: In:
A St. George man is pleading guilty to killing a neighbor’s dog with a tool used for pruning trees and bushes. Kenyon Benson decided to plead guilty yesterday to a misdemeanor charge of aggravated animal cruelty yesterday. Benson was accused of swinging a pair of pruning shears at a small dog that entered his yard last year, hitting it in the head and killing it. Prosecutors recommended that Benson have a 90-day jail term suspended in return for the plea. He will also have to pay restitution and write a letter of apology to the girl who owned the dog.
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