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Published:February 26th, 2016 10:28 EST
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Woman Gets 4 Years in Prison for Tossing Neighbor's Dog into Traffic

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A New Jersey woman who tossed her neighbor`s dog into oncoming traffic during an argument over a parking space was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday.
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Haniyyah Barnes, of Newark, N.J.,  was convicted in October on animal cruelty, theft and criminal mischief charges, after breaking into her neighbor`s home in 2011, and fatally throwing her neighbor`s dog into oncoming traffic. The 2-year-old Shih Tzu, named Honey Bey, was struck by a vehicle and killed.


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The dog`s owner pleaded with Barnes not to hurt her the animal, but she picked up the tiny pooch and threw it into oncoming traffic.

Barnes is a monster, and she should have been sentenced to 40 years in prison, but at least the criminal justice system is treating animal cruelty like a real crime.

Barnes was also sentenced to 30 days of community service, I hope she performs her community service at an animal shelter cleaning kennels.

I hope and pray that there are animal lovers in prison who will make every day a living hell for Barnes. As a civilized society we simply can`t tolerate animal cruelty.


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