Putnam Valley man gets jail time for killing neighbor's dog

A Putnam Valley man who admitted to killing a neighbor?s dog was sentenced to jail time Thursday.

Frank Aquino will spend 20 weekends in jail for kicking a 15-year-old German Shepard mix, Roxi, when it wandered into his yard during a Memorial Day barbeque. Roxi later died from her injuries. Aquino also faces three years probation and must complete 50 hours of community service. He will have to pay a fine of $1,165 and undergo a mental health evaluation as part of his sentence.

Aquino must also pay the dog?s owner restitution to cover the costs of adopting a new pet and continue observing the permanent order of protection.

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