Florida Man Accused Of Pouring Hot Sauce on Puppy Sentenced

A man in Sarasota has been sentenced to one year in county jail after pouring hot sauce on his girlfriend’s 3-month-old puppy.

According to The Herald Tribune, Ephrian Myles, 47, plead no contest in Florida circuit court and will spend one year in county jail followed by 18 months of probation for animal cruelty, the Herald-Tribune reports.

After getting upset with his girlfriend’s dachshund-chihuahua mix, Myles reportedly poured hot sauce on the puppy’s eyes and throat, prompting the puppy’s former owner to rush the dog to a nearby fire station.

In addition to his sentence, Circuit Judge Donna Berlin has also required Myles to complete anger management courses and prohibited him from owning pets, residing in a home with animals, or making any contact with the puppy’s former owner, according to the Herald-Tribune.

Gizmo, the 3-month-old puppy, has had problems with seizures in the past and was treated for neurological problems by a nearby veterinarian. Three days later, Gizmo was adopted by a new owner.


(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)


blog comments powered by Disqus
Vietnam Veterans' Bond Forged Again With Kidney DonationServing together in Vietnam, John Middaugh and Henry "Bill" Warner forged an Army-brothers bond they knew was profound and lasting. A world and nearly a half a century away from the war zone where they'd counted on each other, Middaugh put himself on the line for Warner this month in a new way: by giving one of his kidneys.
Dr. Paul Bearer II Tombstone Tales | Halloween EditionOn Sunday, October 25th, Dr. Paul Bearer II returned to the Tenement Castle for an afternoon of HORRORble movies.

Listen Live