Justice for Buddy

elaine | July 31, 2010

A man who pleaded guilty to dragging a dog to death in western Colorado has been sentenced to three years in federal prison.
Thirty-eight-year-old Steven Clay Romero of Grand Junction was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Philip Brimmer in Denver.
The dog, named Buddy, was found dead on Dec. 30 on the Colorado National Monument. He [...]

Second arrest made in the dragging death of dog

elaine | January 5, 2010

A second arrest has been made in the case of a Blue Heeler/German Shepherd mix dragged to his death last week in Colorado National Monument.
32-year old Melissa Lockhart of Fruita is accused of stealing the dog, named Buddy, and another dog from a pickup truck in Delta on December 29th.  “Buddy” was found dead with [...]

Man arrested in dragging death of dog

elaine | December 31, 2009

 
 
An arrest has been made in yesterdays dragging death of a Blue Heeler/German Shepard mix near Grand Junction.  Steven Clay Romero, age 36,  of Mesa County, Colorado, was arrested without incident this morning for aggravated cruelty towards an animal, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the National Park Service announced today.  Romero made his initial appearance [...]

Dog dragged to death near Grand Junction

elaine | December 30, 2009

From the Associated Press
  The body of a dog with rope around its neck
has been found in the Colorado National Monument, apparently
dragged to its death by a car.
    Monument superintendent Joan Anzelmo says the adult male German
Shepherd was found at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.
    She says tracks left in the snow tell the story. She [...]