GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) – A suburban Denver man is headed to court after he was jailed for refusing to buy a license for his daughter’s service dog.
Matthew Townsend is due in court on Monday after he spent seven hours in jail for failing to appear on a citation.
Townsend says his dogs are vaccinated and he sees no reason to buy an additional license to subsidize a local dog pound.
Authorities say another 50 people in Jefferson County could face the same fate.
Last year, the county issued nearly 500 citations for violations.
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