Former animal control officer pleads guilty - - Jackson, MS


Former animal control officer pleads guilty

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CANTON, MS (WLBT) - A former Canton animal-control officer admits guilt in connection with an animal cruelty case.

Alonzo Esco pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty and one count illegal dumping in Madison County Justice Court Wednesday.

He was accused of shooting numerous animals and dumping their carcasses in a Canton creek.

Esco is currently free on $9,000 bond. Sentencing is set for October 13.

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