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Police look for person(s) who buried puppy alive

By Carolyn Ten Broeck, Editor

The Williston Police Department calls it an act of cowardice.


Thursday while destroying evidence, per a judge’s order, police officers and personnel heard a whimpering sound.

Following the noise, they soon discovered a puppy, whose eyes are not yet open, buried alive in a shallow grave.

The officers immediately took the puppy to a local veterinarian where it was examined, cleaned up and adopted.

As word reached Willistonians’ ears by nightfall, the Myree family had pledged $100 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s).

Today, the police department said a resident of South Florida is offering $500 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.

If you have information, contact the WPD at 352-528-4991.