Man wanted on animal cruelty charge

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MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The sheriff’s office is looking for the suspect in an animal cruelty case. Police say Dalton Skinner beat a dog and left it near death in a bathtub.

He pleaded not guilty to aggravated animal cruelty, a class 4 felony, in April. Skinner didn’t show up to his court date last month. Authorities don’t have a lead on where he might be.

The sheriff’s office took care of the dog and it’s since been adopted.

Anyone with information on Skinner’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward.

Decatur & Macon County Crime Stoppers
(217) 423 – TIPS
Text: DPD333 + info to CRIMES (274637)

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