A Gillette man will be charged with felony animal cruelty after stabbing his son’s puppy with a knife Wednesday night.

A 19-year-old man said his 45-year-old father, Richard Pope, stabbed his 6-month-old German shepherd six times in the abdomen with a fixed-blade knife, said Police Lt. Brent Wasson.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.