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Case ID: 15013
Classification: Mutilation/Torture, Unlawful Trapping/Hunting
Animal: dog (non pit-bull)
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Animal was offleash or loose
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Tuesday, Dec 16, 2008

County: Anchorage

Disposition: Alleged

Alleged: Christian Kasprzyk

Anchorage police say a man has been charged with animal cruelty in connection with the death of a dog caught in a trap. Police say 41-year-old Christian Kasprzyk was arrested by citation this week and released. The 4-year-old Rottweiler named "Grizzley" belonged to Tony and Natalie Lazenby. The dog died of injuries sustained when his head was caught in a Conibear spring trap. The dog died a couple of hours later of a crushed throat. Detectives followed the dog's trail through the snow to a neighbor's house. Tony Lazenby says they found a bucket on the porch baited with meat that held the trap. Kasprzyk has been charged with cruelty to animals and trapping of animals - both illegal in the municipality.

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