Rodriguez, Navier

Rodriguez, Navier
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8/18/2021 – Navier Rodriguez (22) was arraigned and charged with one count of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals (Class “E” felony).  It is alleged by witnesses that Rodriguez hit his 8-week-old puppy and threw the dog to the ground multiple times. The puppy suffered extensive injuries to its mouth, including cuts and broken teeth. After the incident, the puppy was placed in the custody of the SPCA Serving Erie County where it received veterinary care for its injuries. The puppy, now known as “Petey,” is in the care of a foster family. Rodriguez is scheduled to return to court for motions. He remains released on his own recognizance as the charge is non-qualifying for bail.If convicted of the charge, Rodriguez faces a maximum sentence of four years in prison.February 2022 – Navier Rodriguez, 23, was given the following conditions by Acting State Supreme Court Justice Debra Givens for animal cruelty charges; he may not own a pet for the next five years, perform 150 hours of community service, undergo a mental health evaluation, and complete an SPCA animal welfare course.

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City
Buffalo
State
New York
Regions
Erie