This story stinks: juvenile in trouble for running over a skunk
October 2, 2012 — 3:54pm
AUSTIN, MINN. --- A witness called police Sunday to say a motorist by the Riverside Arena was running over a skunk with his vehicle -- on purpose. Now the 17-year-old might face animal cruelty charges. The juvenile told police he wasn't sure why he ran over the stinky animal with his car. Here's the Austin Post-Bulletin's account.
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Anthony Sather, who has been imprisoned since the beginning of the year, received the maximum sentence for animal cruelty. He shot video of himself smiling as he beat and eventually killed his girlfriend's dog.