Florida Man Sentenced One Year in Jail After Beating 7-Month-Old Labrador Puppy to Death
By Fox 35 // November 27, 2019
Archer admitted to throwing dog through a wall and a fence
PONCE INLET, FLORIDA (FOX 35) – A Florida man who beat his 7-month-old Labrador puppy named Ponce to death has been sentenced to a year in jail.
In April 2017, the Office of the State Attorney said that the police responded to a possible animal complaint.
Travis Archer went on to show officers the body of a dog, named Ponce, in the backyard. He told police that he came home to a messy house and he attempted to discipline Ponce but was allegedly bitten on his hands.
Police observed a hole in the home’s drywall and Archer admitted to throwing the dog through it. He also admitted to repeatedly throwing the dog against the fence. Ponce experienced massive physical trauma, eventually succumbing to his injuries.
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