Woman charged after abusing a dog in Bronte

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Nolan A Machan

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The Halton Regional Police responded to a call on the evening of Monday, February 5th, 2018 at approximately 6:00 PM regarding the abuse of a dog in Bronte Village.

Several citizens in the area of Lakeshore Road West/Nelson Street in Oakville observed an adult female forcefully kicking a white boxer type dog in the chest and stomach. The dog was on a leash, and not acting aggressively.

Citizens intervened on behalf of the dog. The suspect punched one of the good Samaritans in the face with a closed fist. After investigating the incident the female was arrested and charged by the Halton Regional Police.

Stephanie Moore (50 years old) of Oakville was was charged with:

  1. Assault – criminal offence
  2. Causing Unnecessary Suffering to an Animal,
  3. Being Intoxicated in a Public Place – Provincial offense

Her dog was transferred into the care of a relative.

Stephanie Moore was released from custody after being charged.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at (905) 825-4747, ext. 2215. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Halton Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or through their website at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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