STAR LAKE State police on Thursday charged Richard J. LaFave, 47, of 321 Youngs Road, with torture/injure/not feeding animals and issuing a false written statement, both misdemeanors.
Troopers said that at 8:43 a.m., Mr. LaFave shot his dog at his residence. Troopers said the dog was taken to a veterinarian for treatment. No additional information was available.
He was issued tickets for Fine Town Court.