10 Mar Breaking from WCME News 9: Dog Abuse in Brunswick
In Brunswick, the arrest of a man on a charge of aggravated cruelty to animals, after complaints about the treatment of a year-old black labrador mix named Buddy.
29-year-old Robert LaChance is said to have repeatedly struck and thrown the dog against a wall in late February. Further investigation indicates that the dog was already suffering from an untreated fractured leg, which occurred in an incident about a week earlier. Further investigation indicates that the dog was already suffering from an untreated fractured leg, which has now been amputated.
LaChance no longer has custody of Buddy who is being treated at an undisclosed veterinary location, while a new home is sought for the dog. As for LaChance, he faces a court appearance on May 17th.