Police: Litchfield Man Hit Dog With Mallet, Shot It With Pellet Gun
The Hartford Courant
Police received the initial complaint May 29. The complainant said Jeffrey Dunlap, 46, who lived at 21 Oak Ave. at the time, had hit Dakota, a 2-year-old Mastiff-Boxer mix, in the head with a wooden mallet several times, police said in a release...............
Dog abuse cases spark outrage
By RON DeROSA and JENNY GOLFIN
“The dog was never hurt, nor was he dropped off because of ‘not’ wanting him,” Jeffrey A. Dunlap, 46, of Litchfield, said in an email to the newspaper.
The case, along with a similar incident in West Haven this week, has sparked outrage among readers.
Dunlap turned himself into Torrington Police June 30 on an active warrant and was arrested on four counts of cruelty to animals................