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Justin Smith Arrested in Florida

Man accused of hitting dog with semi-truck for relieving self in truck


A Michigan truck driver is accused of hitting his dog with a semi truck and abandoning it in Piqua after the dog relieved itself on the truck’s seat.

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Seth Fletcher, 27, appeared in a Miami County court today for abandoning animals and prohibitions concerning companion animals charges.

Judge Samuel Huffman set a cash bond at $1,000.

Fletcher reportedly left the dog, Chapo, at a rest area on Interstate 75 in April.

He also is accused of hitting the dog with a tree limb.

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Chapo is being held in the Miami County Animal Shelter as evidence.

Fletcher turned himself in Monday for outstanding warrants related to the charges.

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