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Man Guilty Of Animal Abuse For Hanging Dog

WILKES-BARRE — A judge in Luzerne County found a man guilty of animal cruelty on Tuesday.

State police say Gino Saullo of Hazleton left his nephew’s pit bull hanging over a retaining wall in Hazle Township in 2013. The dog died.

Saullo told troopers the dog jumped over the wall.

He is scheduled to be sentenced in August.


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