VT Man Illegally Traps & Kills Neighbor's Dog

Please help us in holding him accountable! Richard Martin, 45, of Newbury, VT, caught his neighbor's dog "Kane" in an illegally set snare trap. He then shot the dog and killed it. VT Fish & Wildlife officials say Martin has been cited for trapping violations in the past. Martin is scheduled to appear in Orange Co. Court in Chelsea, VT, on 3/19/14, for 1 count misdemeanor animal cruelty and 4 counts illegal trapping. We want Richard Martin to receive the maximum penalty provided by law on EACH COUNT. Read the news report here:


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  • Jennifer Brown This man should get the maximum penalty for all, there was NO need to shoot this dog.

  • stuart k bean he should do jail time, we need to use this useless individual as an example that this will not be tolerated in our society

  • Anonymous Lock him up for good!!

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    Victoria Blewer

    1 year ago Comments: A sickening act on Richard Martin's part. Jail time please.
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    charles stoll

    1 year ago Comments: I will not say on here what would happen to asshole if I was there
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