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Man sentenced to at least 30 days in jail for skinning dog in Canton home

Posted: 10:11 AM, Oct 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-03 20:09:15Z

A man will be spending at least 30 days in jail after he was charged for skinning a dog in a Canton home this summer, police say.

Scott A. Winter, 46, was charged with prohibitions concerning companion animals, a fifth-degree felony, according to Stark County Jail records.

He was arrested on Aug. 1 after police found a video that showed what appeared to be Winter skinning a pit bull at a home in the 300 block of Crestmont Avenue.

The judge will consider judicial release after he serves at least 30 days.