Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Edward Michael Scullion Jr. of Bloomington has been charged with bludgeoning his dog on the head in September in a park on the Eagan-Burnsville border.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us A Bloomington man who was arrested in September on suspicion of bludgeoning a dog with a baseball bat now faces formal criminal charges. Edward Michael Scullion Jr., 27, is charged in Dakota County with two gross misdemeanors: overworking, mistreating or torturing animals and overworking or mistreating animals to further an act of cruelty. Each charge carries a maximum penalty of a year in jail and a $3,000 fine. An Eagan police officer was on patrol just after 12:30 a.m. Sept. 27 when he spotted a car parked in the lot at Casperson Landing, beneath the Cedar Avenue bridge on the Eagan-Burnsville border, according to the criminal complaint…
Sunday, October 21, 2012
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Friday, October 19, 2012
Police found "Tippy", a black lab mix, in a remote area straddling the border of Eagan and Burnsville.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Tippy is a 60-pound, black lab mix with a sweet temperament and a fondness for afternoon naps. He's house-trained, loves watching squirrels and snuggling. And he's survived a beating with a wooden baseball bat. Eagan police are investigating an apparent animal cruelty case that took place on Sept. 27 at a boat landing underneath the Cedar Avenue Bridge at the border of Eagan and Burnsville. An Eagan officer on a routine patrol in the isolated area came across a Bloomington resident at the landing at 12:30 a.m., according to Eagan Police Department Sgt. Jennifer Wills. Because the park area is prone to vandalism and poaching, Wills said, and…