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Animal cruelty charges for cat killing dismissed

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Charges were dismissed April 4 in Pierce County Circuit Court against a River Falls area man accused of shooting and killing a neighbor's cat.


Gregory F. Kerr, 54, N6053 CTH E, was charged with the Class I felony in November 2011.

Kerr was accused of fatally shooting "Tuffy," a cat belonging to Rhonda Klink. Last May she reported to police she found the cat dead on her property the previous day.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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