Anne Arundel judge cuts $1M from damages awarded in police shooting of dog [MARYLAND]

September 25th, 2017

An Anne Arundel County judge cut roughly $1 million from damages awarded to a Glen Burnie family whose dog was shot by a county police officer.

The decision by Circuit Court Judge Mark Crooks on Friday afternoon reduced the $1.26 million awarded in the death of a Chesapeake Bay retriever named Vernon to $207,500. The previous award was considered by attorneys involved as among the highest ever awarded for the death of a dog.

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