Statement by Assemblyman James Tedisco (R,C,I-Schenectady-Saratoga) regarding Troy animal cruelty

May 4, 2010
There is no excuse whatsoever for killing a dog with a shovel. This is a felony. This is serious. He killed a puppy with a shovel, causing severe pain. This is depraved. It fits within the guidelines and the definition of Buster's Law perfectly.