Parking spot argument leads to dog's death

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Posted: Apr 29, 2014 8:09 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Apr 29, 2014 8:09 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: argument, parking spot, dog, killed, traffic, Haniyyah Barnes, Newwark, New Jersey, guilty

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY- A woman admits she killed her neighbor's dog by throwing it into traffic in an argument over a parking spot.

Haniyyah Barnes pleaded guilty to burglarizing her neighbor's house, animal cruelty and theft.

Barnes says she broke into the house, grabbed a two-year-old Shih Tzu named Honey Bey and threw the dog into traffic where it was struck by a car and killed.

Prosecutors will recommended she get a six-year prison term and pay $2,500 in restitution. Plus, she would be barred from owning, buying or living with animals for ten years.

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