Justice Is Served: Man Charged For Dragging Canine Behind His Truck

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A number of weeks in the past we advised you a couple of truly terrifying story. Deputies in Florida’s Hernando County arrested a person charged with animal cruelty. Witnesses rushed to the rescue of the Pit Bull after watching him dragged behind a truck in Central Florida. Now the person will serve time for his crime.

Justice for Ollie

It was a horrific scene, however there was one small silver lining. Jan Harwood, the proprietor of Nature Coast Animal Wellness and Surgical Center, witnessed the Pit Bull being dragged by a rope round his neck. So, she took the pup to her clinic for therapy. As they attended to his medical wants, the clinicians named this candy boy Ollie.

In the meantime, authorities went to work. They discovered the person accused of the crime. The perpetrator was a homeless man named Gregory Tousignant. Bystanders noticed Ollie being dragged by a truck that was going 30 to 40 miles per hour. Tousignant advised authorities he didn’t know Ollie jumped out of the truck. Regardless, in Florida, it’s unlawful to hold an animal within the mattress of a truck that’s not correctly secured. The animal should be prevented from leaping out of a transferring automobile.

Tousignant didn’t safe Ollie and the poor pup suffered from extreme street rash. It’s a miracle he didn’t have extra extreme accidents.

As a substitute of preventing the fees, he accepted a plea deal of 270 days. Tousignant pled responsible on an animal neglect cost.

A New Life for This Pit Bull

Fortunately, the Nature Coast Wellness Middle offered Ollie with implausible care. They determined to share Ollie’s story on social media and it acquired nationwide media protection. Ollie’s followers needed to assist. The middle wrote this on Fb:

“Ollie is making an incredible restoration and remains to be wagging his tail! We’re receiving quite a few calls and visits by the workplace from folks that wish to make donations or go to with Ollie and he loves it and so will we! What we didn’t count on is that our boy could be turn out to be such a celeb!”

Amazingly, one follower created a GoFundMe web page for Ollie and raised over $3,000 to pay for Ollie’s medical therapy. Ollie suffered a very terrible expertise, however he’s proving to be extremely sturdy. As he continues to heal his followers proceed to incessantly inquire about adoption. In the future Ollie could have an incredible house!

Watch the replace on this harrowing story under.

H/T WFLA
Featured picture c/o Nature Coast Animal Wellness and Surgical Center

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