December 6, 2013 – Lamont Scott, 26, of East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, plead guilty to one count of animal cruelty in a case involving abuse of a pit bull puppy that suffered 29 fractured bones. On June 3, PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement Officer Elizabeth Anderson investigated a tip about an abused pitbull puppy at Lamont’s home. Seeing the puppy’s condition, Officer Anderson rushed the dog, named Lexi, to Creature Comfort in Saylorsburg, where it was determined she had 29 fractured bones.
Scott will serve 30 days to one year in Monroe County Correctional Facility, pay a $500 fine, and pay $3900 in restitution. Lexi was surrendered to the Pennsylvania SPCA and has a potential adopter lined up.