An Xbox headset was of more value to Austin Pierson than an innocent puppy's life. This man was so upset about the pup chewing his headset that he decided to beat the puppy to death - the beating left the headset in pieces and the puppy with fatal injuries, including broken ribs and a punctured lung.
The puppy Sadie who lost her life was not Pierson's only victim - the pup's owner (Pierson's girlfriend) has another dog who was also beaten badly enough for his femur to be fractured! This man is dangerous and he needs to be put away and forbidden from ever owning, or being around, another animal. His behavior is unconscionable and unforgivable!
Your signatures will be presented to Cascade County officials along with our letter requesting that Pierson be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Please stand with us as we fight for justice!
Update 7/29/2021: Animal Victory has learned that the Status Hearing has been continued to August 20, 2021 at 1:30 p.m., and the Jury Trial has been continued to August 30, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Please sign (and share) if you haven't already!
Update 2/23/2021: The Prosecutor's office has informed Animal Victory that the court has been scheduled for June 1, at 9:00 a.m.
Update 7/15/2020: The lead prosecutor, Josh Racki, has informed Animal Victory that cases are delayed due to Covid-19. Pierson's case may be delayed up to a year, but Prosecutor Racki assures us that he will not let this case be forgotten.
Update 6/30/2020: Read our letter to County Attorney Josh Racki Here
Update 6/25/20: Austin Pierson is being arraigned today. He is currently out of jail on a pitifully low bail set by the Judge.
Please continue to sign and share as we pursue this case with your signatures and comments.