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Former Asst. Fire Chief Gets Jail Time for Killing Puppy

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Glynn Johnson, the 55-year-old former L.A. County Assistant Fire Chief accused of beating a puppy to death and later found guilty, was sentenced to 90 days--to be served on weekends--of jail and 3 years probation today, according to the LA Times. He used his fists and a 12-pound rock on the mixed breed shepherd after he was bitten when returning the dog to neighbors. Karley, the 6-month-old dog had escaped into the neighborhood, but some believed the violence that ensued had deeper roots--Johnson and the owners had a long-standing feud over various issues