Killing of Pownal Dog Under Investigation
Vermont State Police are investigating the shooting of Cassie, a 2-year-old Corgi/shepherd mix.
POWNAL, Vt. — State police are investigating the killing of a dog in the Burdick Trailer Park.
Troopers were called Wednesday, July 1, at 11 p.m. to the park after a neighbor walking along the railroad tracks discovered the remains of the dog and alerted its owner.
Cassie, a 2-year-old Corgi/shepherd mix, had been reported missing the week before. She sustained what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to the head.
State police say they do have some leads in the shooting. The charge would be aggravated cruelty to an animal.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Trooper Thomas Stange of the Vermont State Police at 802-442-5421. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at www.vtips.info or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS.