Prison time for puppy killer

Kudos to Judge Robert Livas (from

A Will County judge rejected a plea agreement for probation and instead sent a former Peotone man to prison Thursday in the death of a puppy, which he threatened to feed to his dogs if he was not paid $10,000.

Circuit Judge Robert Livas sentenced Marc Czernik, 41, to 15 months after delivering a speech from the bench on the faithfulness of dogs.

“Only one animal has chosen to be our ally and our friend,” Livas said. “When that dog decides to bond to us, that’s eternal. It’s never going to change. … Human beings have failed dogs constantly. I’ve never heard of a dog failing a human being.”

I don’t think MC is going to make too many friends in the clink.

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