Russell Seese charged with cruelty


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • (Photo: Facebook/JusticeForLexi) Lexi, as her rescuers found her. The Facebook page Justice for Lexi says she was found in a chicken coop.




  • Russell Seese



— Russell Seese, 26, of Greentown, Russell Seese, a resource conservationist with the Pike County Conservation District, has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty for duct taping his dog’s limbs and muzzle.

The dog was found at Seese’s residence in Green Township on Friday morning, March 29, by a Pennsylvania Humane Society police officer, a Pennsylvania dog warden, and the Pennsylvania State Police.

Humane Society Police Officer Marlene Metzger, employed by the Dessin Animal Shelter in Honesdale, filed misdemeanor and summary charges against Seese on March 5. The dog is currently under the care of a veterinarian.

Seese has been with the conservation district for about a year, a district spokesperson said. He holds a paid technical staff position responsible for erosion and sediment control, and for reviewing construction plans, the spokesperson said.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Metzger at 570-647-0239.

A Facebook page titled "Justice for Lexi" is asking people to write Judge Jay Rose, Pike County Magisterial District Court, asking for the maximum sentence: www.facebook.com/JusticeForLexi.


Make text smaller Make text larger

MUST READ NEWS

Allen Gatzke of Milford, Pa., dies at age 97
Allen Gatzke of Milford, Pa., died on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Alliance Adult Living, Westfall Township, Pa. He was 97.
Son of the late Michael and Alice Mae (Milliken)...
Image Robert F. Martelli of Shohola, Pa., dies at age 72
Robert F. Martelli of Shohola, Pa., died peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, with his loving wife, Wendy Allen, by his side. He was 72.
Son of the late Hugo and...
Image Jean Lisk of Lords Valley, Pa., dies at age 74
Jean Lisk of Lords Valley, Pa., formerly of Staten Island, passed away on March 29, 2017, at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Pa. She was 74.
She worked for Eastern Airlines...
Image Farmers Market opens May 28
Starting on May 28 and every Sunday until Oct. 15, the environmental non-profit Air Soil Water will again host the Milford...

VIDEOS


Sign up to get our newsletter emailed to you every week!

  • Enter your email address in the box below.
  • Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to.
  • Click the 'SUBSCRIBE' button.

Comments

Pool Rules



MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Milford, PA