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Man accused of throwing dachshund out car window in Jefferson County gets 10 years on gun charge

Flick, a dachshund dog, was found by a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy bound with duct tape in a ditch in February 2019. The deputy matched a fingerprint on the duct tape to Paul Garcia, who was charged in the case. Photo courtesy of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

May 7, 2020

A man who was charged with animal abuse in Jefferson County for throwing a dachshund out of his car last year, its muzzle and legs bound with duct tape, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Thursday on an unrelated charge. Paul “Paco” Garcia, 40, of Barnhart, Missouri, appeared Thursday before U...

Stenger’s time reduced from four years to two years, a month into his sentence

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 31, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor A month into former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger’s federal prison sentence, his expected time behind bars has dropped from four years to two years. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and reported Sept. 23 to start...

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