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Game Wardens issue animal cruelty citation of German Shepherd dog

The Vermont Warden Service has closed its investigation into the fatal shooting of a German shepherd dog in Tunbridge.

After discussion with the Orange County State’s Attorney’s office, Damon Dyer, 31, of Tunbridge was issued a citation for one count of cruelty to animals. Dyer is scheduled to appear in Orange County Court on June 29 to answer the charge.

“This was an unfortunate and tragic loss of a beloved family pet,” said investigating officer Game Warden Sgt. Jeffrey Whipple. “I hope in the near future the family can find some peace.”

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