Man accused of stomping puppy to death

Published on June 29, 2014

Police in the Northern Labrador community of Nain have arrested a man for allegedly stomping a puppy to death.

According to a news release, Nain RCMP officers witnessed the incident at 3:30 a.m. Sunday on Middlepath Road and immediately arrested a 24-year-old man. He is facing charges of cruelty to animals and disturbing the peace.

The accused, who is known to police, was released from custody on several conditions. He is scheduled to appear in a Nain courtroom on Oct. 1.