South Bend man sentenced for animal abuse
Posted: Sep 2, 2014 10:06 PM EST | Updated: Nov 6, 2014 11:53 AM EST
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A South Bend man was sentenced Tuesday for animal abuse.
38-year-old Joseph Perry pleaded guilty to two added counts of neglect of an animal.
He was given a suspended sentence of 24 months on probation.
Perry also has to spend one day a week working in an animal shelter for nearly two years.
Perry was originally arrested when a police officer found 3 dogs dead on his property.