GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Twelve years in prison is the sentence for a Grand Junction man convicted of animal cruelty and other felony charges.
Roger Pitcher will spend 12 years in prison and must pay fines. He was sentenced Monday for a March incident where he went to the home of an acquaintance and was seen kicking and throwing a small white dog in the front yard.
When a neighbor confronted him, Pitcher threatened to kill him.
Pitcher was also convicted on felony menacing charges.