Oct 6, 2015 12:00 AM

Keene businessman accused of kicking 17-year-old dog to death


KEENE - A Keene man was arrested on animal cruelty charges after allegedly turning himself into police Monday.

Toby Tousley, 55 of Keene, is accused of kicking a 17-year-old Chihuahua to death.

According to the Keene Sentinel, the dog wandered into the yard of a rental property on Carroll Street Saturday.

Tousley allegedly kicked the dog, who was then unresponsive and later died.

Tousley, a prominent businessman in Keene, owns Tousley Property Management and is attempting to get the Ward 2 seat for the City Council and registered the "NH Pumpkin Festival."

He was released on $1,000 bail and will be arraigned Dec. 10 in Keene.


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