13 Sep '17, 1am

Parks Director Who Provided Shelter Pets for Dog Fights Allowed to Keep His Job #care2

Parks Director Who Provided Shelter Pets for Dog Fights Allowed to Keep His Job #care2

Among the duties Martin Jakubowski performed as the parks director for Whiting, Ind., was overseeing the operations at the city’s animal shelter. At the same time, Jakubowski was involved in another disgusting operation: helping Pedro Cuellar of Illinois, who recently pleaded guilty to a dog fighting conspiracy charge. From 2011 to 2016, Jakubowski housed dogs for Cuellar in buildings used by the Whiting animal shelter. The length of the dogs’ stays there ranged from a few days to over a year. According to the United States Department of Justice , one of those dogs had scars consistent with those on dogs used in fights. But that’s not all. Jakubowski also provided Cuellar with two pit bull-type dogs from the city’s shelter, knowing full well they would be used in fights. Cuellar didn’t complete any adoption paperwork or pay any fee for the two dogs. Jakubowski also stole a...

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