South Bend man sentenced after guilty plea to animal abuse

first_img Twitter Twitter Facebook South Bend man sentenced after guilty plea to animal abuse Facebook IndianaLocalNews (Photo supplied/St. Joseph County Jail) A South Bend man is going to prison after pleading guilty to animal abuse.Damian Newhouse, 43, was arrested at his home, back in April, for reports of animal fighting contests. At the time, Newhouse’s wife told police he would put 5 dogs in a kennel and watch them fight.In September, Newhouse pleaded guilty to domestic violence animal cruelty and using an an animal in a fighting contest.Newhouse was also sentenced in a separate case, for domestic battery.In all, he’ll spend of 4 years in prison, 2 years in community corrections and 1 year on probation.As a condition of probation, he is not able to have contact with, own, or possess any animals of any kind. Pinterest Google+ WhatsApp WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest By Jon Zimney – October 6, 2020 0 273 Previous articleIndiana posts highest daily COVID death total in monthsNext articleNIPSCO natural gas forecast suggests rise in home heating bills Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney.last_img read more