Eastern Iowa Man Found Guilty of Torturing Family Dog

98.1 KHAK - 08-09


A Buchanan County jury has found an Independence Iowa man guilty of animal torture after he reportedly had his son video him beating the family's dog. According to CBS-2, 42-year-old Jason O'Neil Johnson of Independence beat 'Daisy' three months ago after she chewed on a pair of his sunglasses. Buchanan County prosecutors said he used his closed fist and a belt during the beating of the dog.