Man Charged in Death of Dog in Harwinton

A Harwinton man faces animal cruelty charges in connection with the death of a dog in Harwinton in November.

On November 25 Harwinton Animal Control posted on their Facebook page that a dog was shot on Highview Drive.

The post said the dog later died from its injuries at the veterinarian's office.

On January 7, 75-year-old Paul Carrier was arrested and charged with cruelty to animals.

Officials haven't released any information about the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Carrier was released on a $2,500 bond and is due in court on January 22.

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