Final Up to date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017, eleven:04 AM EDT
A Sebastian Police officer whose Okay-9 officer died after being left in his patrol car in April has been charged by the State Lawyer.
Officer Eric Michael Antosia faces one rely of animal cruelty within the dying of the police canine Diesel.
Diesel was left unattended inside a patrol SUV parked in entrance of the Brevard County Courthouse in Melbourne on April 28 whereas Antosia attended a listening to.
The canine was lifeless within the SUV when authorities responded to Antosia’s Melbourne residence that night.
The case was investigated by the Melbourne Police Division, because the canine was discovered lifeless in Melbourne.
Per normal process, Antosia has been positioned on administrative depart with out pay pending the result of the legal case. A trial date has not been set.