JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A Jamestown dog owner is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly failing to provide proper food and water to his pet, leading to it’s death.
Officers with Jamestown Police accused Christopher Hibbard of not feeding his dog and not seeking proper medical attention after the pup became malnourished and sickly.
On Tuesday, police said they found the animal deceased at Hibbard’s address on the city’s northside.
Since then, Hibbard has been charged with overdriving, torturing and injuring animals, along with, failure to provide proper sustenance.
He was booked and later released with an appearance ticket for Jamestown City Court.