Cruelty Case Settled With Five-Figure Jury Award
A Clackamas County jury has awarded the Greenup family $56,400 in the death of Grizz, a 14-year-old cocker/Lab mix.
Raymond E. Weaver, a neighbor, must pay $50,000 in punitive damages, $6,000 for emotional distress, and $400 for the value of their dog.
Weaver intentinally ran over the dog four times in November 2004 - as his own daughters screamed for him to stop - amazingling not killing him on the spot. But Grizz ultimately couldn't be saved.
Weaver was subseqently convicted of first-degree animal abuse and sentenced to 90 days in jail.
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