Man gets 1 year in case of dog left in cage with tide rising

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FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been sentenced to a year in prison on an animal cruelty conviction after authorities said he left a puppy in a cage at water’s edge in a rising tide.

A jury in December acquitted 36-year-old Aaron Davis of the most serious animal cruelty count but convicted him of a lesser count. Someone walking a dog in Veterans Memorial Park spotted the dog in July 2018.

Prosecutors have said Davis wanted revenge against his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend. The defense unsuccessfully sought a sentence of the 44 days Davis has spent behind bars. 

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