Thorp woman sentenced to 10 days in jail for zip tying, abandoning dog

Thorp woman sentenced to 10 days in jail for zip tying, abandoning dog

NEILLSVILLE – A 36-year-aged Thorp girl authorities say zip tied a dog’s entrance legs jointly and deserted it on a road pleaded no contest Tuesday afternoon to intentionally mistreating an animal. 

Clark County Circuit Decide Lyndsey Brunette identified Jill M. Warminski guilty of misdemeanor mistreating an animal and obstructing an officer. The mistreating an animal charge was diminished from a felony charge of mistreatment of animals. 

Brunette sentenced Warminski to 10 days in jail, placed her on 1 12 months of probation and requested her to do 15 hrs of community provider, pay out prices and go through counseling. Brunette also ordered Warminski to not possess, possess or train any animals for 4 several years.

In accordance to the criminal complaint, on Oct. 26, 2020, a caller claimed locating a puppy with a zip tie all around its entrance two legs below a bridge guard rail on Pine Road in Thorp. The person who observed the puppy took it to a pet groomer, who eradicated the zip tie from the puppy. 

A deputy observed the pet had cuts to its entrance paws that were being deep enough that the bones confirmed, in accordance to the complaint. An animal rescuer took the pet to a clinic in which a veterinarian handled him and put casts on the two its decrease legs, in accordance to the grievance. 

When the Clark County Sheriff’s Business office posted on social media that deputies had been looking for info about the pet, they were contacted by persons who claimed they thought the pet dog belonged to Warminski and her husband, according to the grievance. 

Witnesses informed deputies that the Warminski family members had two dogs – the brown 1 uncovered tied up and a black one. The two canines had been from the identical litter, according to the grievance.