COMING UP: Don't miss Xfinity Monday Live, with special guest Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett. Watch it on CBS4 at 6:30 p.m. or head to ViewHouse Centennial to see it live!

Firestone Man Pleads Guilty To Poisoning Neighbor’s Dogs

GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4)– A Firestone man pleaded guilty to poisoning and killing his neighbor’s dogs.

Joseph Losinski pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated cruelty to animals and one count of intimidating a victim or witness.

Losinski, 73, faces up to seven and a half years in the Department of Corrections when he is sentenced on Dec. 12.

According to police and court records, Losinski laced meat with strychnine, a powerful poison, and fed the meat to his neighbor’s two dogs. The animals, a German shepherd named Kyera, and a chocolate lab named Dozer Boy, both died.

Later, Losinski sent an intimidating letter to a neighbor who was a witness in the case.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

2016 Year In Review
Weather App

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia