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Nine-month sentence in dog cruelty case

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WENATCHEE — A man who pleaded guilty to torturing a small dog to death was sentenced Dec. 30 to nine months in jail.

The sentence for 20-year-old Jamar W. Stipek was exactly that sought by Chelan County Prosecutor Douglas Shae after Stipek entered his plea to a charge of first-degree animal cruelty Dec. 18.

Stipek has no criminal record, but Chelan County Superior Court Judge Alicia Nakata cited the severity of the crime and denied him first-time offender status, which…

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