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[Animal Abuse] Animal-rights group calls 15-day sentence 'pitiful' for woman who shot dog with crossbow

 


The dog has recovered and has been adopted.

Carey Marie Wilson was initially charged May 27 with two counts of animal cruelty after a dog was found with an arrow shot through his skull 11 days earlier.

A 38-year-old Hilliard woman has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for shooting a dog in the head with a crossbow, a punishment called "pitiful" by an animal-rights group.

Carey Marie Wilson of Missouri Street was initially charged May 27 with two counts of animal cruelty after a dog was found with an arrow shot through his skull 11 days earlier, according to the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office. She entered a no-contest plea Tuesday on one count of animal cruelty and was sentenced to jail, due to report on May 14, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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