|PA. MAN JAILED ON DOG TAUNTING CHARGE|
October, 12 2007
PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh man accused of taunting a police
dog on Sunday was being held in jail on $100,000 bail.
Police say Kenneth King, 23, taunted Benny, a German
shepherd, as he walked by a police vehicle.
Police say King screamed that he hates dogs and threatened
to kill the animal after it started barking.
King's mother said the situation is serious, but questioned
the high bail. She said people have been arrested for
hurting people and they don't have bail set that
Taunting police animals is a felony under Pennsylvania's
animal cruelty law.
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