Pierce County man sentenced to 10 months in jail for animal cruelty
by KOMO News Staff
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FILE - The pit bulls were malnourished and kept in squalid conditions. (Photo: Pierce County Sheriff's Department December 2019)
TACOMA, Wash. —

A 43-year-old Pierce County man was sentenced to 10 months in jail and two years of supervision Friday after pleading guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty in March.


Elmer Givens Jr. pleaded guilty to nine counts of first-degree animal cruelty and one count of second-degree animal cruelty in a Pierce County courtroom on March 17.

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