CHRISTOPHER ROBERTS was charged by Swatara Police with the offenses listed below on 8/20/18 after allegedly entering  residence of another person in Swatara Township and took a canine out of the home. He allegedly took the canine to another location where he used a knife to cut and stab the canine. Police say Roberts admitted wanting to kill the dog as a result of a failed relationship with one of the dog’s owners.

Police say the investigation revealed the 19-year-old of Elizabethville, PA, took the dog from it’s home in Swatara Township and used a knife to stab and cut the dog.

Arrest Date
Monday, August 20, 2018

Case Number
18-0010921

Charges
Burglary
Aggravated cruelty to animals
Theft By Unlawful Taking