No jail time for dog killers

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Two Arkansas dog killers, who video taped a dog’s death and then posted it on SnapChat, will not spend time in jail for their crime. According to the News Star, Boots Stanley and Steven Sadler pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and were sentenced to three years in prison, but the prison time was suspended.

The dog killing

Stanley and Sadler took a video of a dog being forced to ride on the back of a horse at the Bastrop Ship Pen. The men laughed as the dog struggled to stay on the horse – after the dog fell, Sadler repeatedly slashed the dog’s throat. The entire gruesome scene was videotaped by Stanley and it was shown on SnapChat.

The dog killers’ punishment

The dog killers have been sentenced to three years of probation and are ordered to pay a $5,000 fine. If the men choose to make a $5,000 donation to the Morehouse Parish Humane Society, their community service requirement will be reduced to 240 hours. For the next 12 months, the man are prohibited from owning an animal.

Fitting punishment?

Dog lovers had hoped to see the men significantly punished for the dog killing crime. Do you feel that District Judge Carl Sharp’s sentence was adequate? Does the sentence send a strong enough message about the importance of animal cruelty? Feel free to leave your comments below.

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49 replies
    • Deb says:

      I Just saw all this from two years ago. Those two POS need to be killed. There’s no place for people like that on this earth. That’s what Jeffrey Dahmer did and then he killed people. For people was sick minds like that they need to be put down like an animal. I would certainly like to torture them myself.

  1. Carol says:

    In my opinion District Judge Carl Sharp belongs right up there in the “despicable” category with these two animal murdering subhumans.

  2. Debbie Cade Tullis says:

    No way, these scum should be in prison. I don’t understand why here in the South, our laws and officials turn a blind eye to the mistreatment of animals

  3. Marni Montanez says:

    Who’s pocket is this judge in? This is outrageous. Not only was this dog a beloved family member, but he was a sweet dog. This judge needs to retire.

  4. Kim Wright says:

    WTF these sick sadistic torturers won’t learn nothing from these at all u evil rotten judge for not punishing these bastards they walk free to do this again when will u heartless fucks wake up harsher punishment is needed more jail time let them know it’s not acceptable in torturing animals this is a disgrace omfg these animals are tortured and pay with there lives and u fucks get off on letting these fucks torture animals and they walk free where’s the lesson in that ????????

  5. Cherie A LeBlanc says:

    You have got to be freaking kidding me. No wonder animal cruelty issues cannot be solved nobody gets charged nobody gets punished they’re going to continue to hurt, abuse , kill.

  6. pennysdachshunds says:

    WELL Let ME say I think Big Daddy Paid for a long! long! vacation and a VACATION for ” God OLE judge ( debatable) Cark Sharp’s ) Vacation home … plus a New GMC 4X4 …a retirement fund … and unlimited any thing else the ( none worthy) judge Sharp snaps his little finger for… Hell maybe these Demonic , Evil , Vile Vermin… will provide the judge with companionship too!!! or maybe the judge was afraid He would vanish IF he STOOD up like He should have .. Now how many other Throats will get Slit!!

  7. Kat says:

    Remove that Judge immediately! Killing an animal is like killing a person. Murder is murder, whether a 2 legged being or 4! “The dog killers have been sentenced to three years of probation and are ordered to pay a $5,000 fine. If the men choose to make a $5,000 donation to the Morehouse Parish Humane Society, their community service requirement will be reduced to 240 hours. For the next 12 months, the man are prohibited from owning an animal.” What a joke! If they’re not put in prison they will do this again!

  8. Darla G says:

    The so-called punishment is a damn joke. Those little spawns of Satan intentionally and knowingly tortured the poor dog and they enjoyed every second of it. I’m disgusted and furious that Judge Carl Sharp has no balls. He’s just as guilty IMO.

  9. Deborah Dearmore says:

    Those pricks needed to be put in jail for at least the original 3 years. Now, I think, the judge needs to do their time if he is going to let them off with a smack on the hand. He is as bad as they are. Were is the Justice for that baby?

  10. Adrienne says:

    What the hell are these judges thinking when they hand down sentences like this. Jail time should be served, no community service and never ever own any type of pet ever again. These cretins got off literally with murder and will do it again since any type of substantial punishment gets waived. Disgusting and this judge obviously does not care about what they did to this dog to cause it’s death.

  11. Barkley's Mom says:

    What a bunch of BS! These two future serial killers, are getting literally away with MURDER! When is the judicial system going to take these abuses seriously? District Judge Carl Sharp needs to lose his job, and these two thugs Boots Stanley and Steven Sadler need to spend time away from society, this is why this country is in the shape it is! Big deal can’t own an animal for 12 months, after that they are free to do it all again and film it!

  12. Vicki says:

    Inbred bastards. I have no words. The good ol boy system is alive and well apparently. The A-hole of a judge, he needs to be bombarded with e-mails and phone calls. He’s probably related to these degenerates. I volunteer to cut the webbing between their fingers and toes with no anesthetic. I feel like puking.

  13. Larry says:

    Judges like District Judge Carl Sharp are a disgrace. Allowing these low-lifes to get off with a slap on the wrist tells them (and others) that brutally killing an animal is no big deal. They should be locked away with the worst, most violent prisoners in the Arkansa prison system. Then the could experience first-hand what it feels like to be savagely abused much like the way they did to that poor dog. If they were to die, then Judge Sharp could sentence their killers to two weeks of no TV in prison. That punishment would be about equal to what he gave these scumbags.

  14. Denise Moore says:

    Sad that sweet loving dog was tortured and slaughtered and No, I’m not satisfied with the sentencing. The judge is incompetent these two sadistically slaughtered a sweet loving dog for pleasure, they deserve jail. I knew the letters wouldn’t help matter a fact the judge was probably pissed he got so many. KARMA bitches she will get you both when they least expect it. . The both look a lot like Jeffry Daihmer they will murder again.

  15. Efful says:

    This is to sad why would people harm a poor Innocent dog let us do to him what he did to that dog and we walk away without getting Sences what is wrong with these judges today the judge must not like Animals ????????????

  16. Mary Stevenson says:

    The punishment did not match the crime. These two should have received the max of 15 years for what they did. The judge makes me sick.

  17. Jo says:

    The judge is not alright in his brain!! Or he doesn’t like or even care about animals! The dog was murdered but first tortured! If the prison time is suspended, how about some torturing. Shoving them off a building 15foot tall and then stabbing them but not kill cuz that’s against the law! Makes my blood boil reading these things that some people are capable of!
    POS each guy, damn assholes!!

  18. Dolores Reynolds says:

    It is very disturbing that- having been convicted for cruelty and sentenced to jail time – the court saw fit to weaken the sentence significantly by allowing them to roam free ‘on probation’ as well as only prohibiting them from owning any dogs for one year. One year is not enough, they should never be allowed to own another pet.

  19. Diana Rowell says:

    Hopefully someone will catch them alone long enough to slit their sub-human maggot throats. Disgusting judges show who they REALLY care about when the hand down sloppy sentences like this. Men siding with men, to hell with the rest of this community. God will take care of these sadistic beasts because God sees everything and forgets nothing. I bet if these ass wipes had slit the throat of one of the judges kids, he’d take a different position. Sad and pathetic judges like this snake in the grass needs to be voted out in the next election. Too bad the people here don’t have the courage to begin a recall effort for this slime ball judge.

  20. Nancy Raymond says:

    What drugs was this idiot of a judge on???? He just allowed these two inbred bastards to continue on like nothing happened – they tortured this poor defenseless dog and a brain dead judge named Carl Sharp treated them like they littered on the street – what the f-ck is wrong with this man? These two punks deserve to be sitting in prison for at least 10 years – now they can continue their training at Serial Killer U. That is exactly what he set free – two hunks of sewer sludge who laughed at this crap sentence as they walked out the door – Hope you are happy Carl Sharp – You get the award for lousiest judge to ever sit on the bench.

  21. Sara-Patricia A Mason says:

    Carl Sharp, I hope the next throat they slit will be yours. You allowed these men to go free, no punishment, knowing full well what they did. Do you think they won’t do it again? You must be out of your mind. You are a disgrace to your profession, and I pity those whose cases come up for your judgement.

  22. Lee says:

    Don’t forget there was a horse being abused as well. One of the men’s family owns a Ship (Kill) Pen business. They buy horses, mules and donkeys from auctions, haul (without food, water, or rest) to Bastop. They then try and resell, for more than they paid. Those that aren’t resold are loaded onto a trailer, and sent to Texas, and then on to Mexico for slaughter, again with no rest, food or water. Unfortunately it is where the majority of horses in this county go when an owner can no longer afford to take care of or that is no longer needed.

  23. Gail Calhoun says:

    The judges decision is wrong and calls for being revisited because this was a dog tortured and then murdered for entertainment, not a accident. Judges ruling allows someone to suppose it might have been by accident. The horse might have been killed, too–but they decided killing the dog they could get away with I suppose.

  24. PAMELA D says:

    That Judge needs someone to slash his throat, his wife and kids another sick bastard. This sorry ass judge gave these two hoodlums who are as low as they come these two fucked up POS and got nothing. Put these assholes in the cell with animal lovers is what they need. Sick mentally useless subhumans needs to be tortured and slow rot and die with cancer. I hope they have a horrible short life and Judge you have the same life with your family. Amazing how cold blooded fucked up humans can be torturing an innocent animal and finding it so amusing. I will find it amusing when someone tortures these coward punks and I wish I can be there to do it. Rot and die.

  25. Jean Mullikin says:

    So, what nights do these two go to the judges house to suck his dick or take it up their ass? All three of them are worthless and the two murderers are going to turn to people one day…Hopefully this judge will be their first and only victim.

  26. Deborah Lima says:

    Be ashamed Arkansas. And this “judge” ? wow. simply have no words. THIS IS A FELONY!
    May the actions of these malfunctioning freaks come back at them and their family ten-fold


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