Man gets 5 years for stomping death of his puppy 04/14/2017 4:35 pm PDT Comments KFOR via KFOR DALLAS -- (KFOR) -- A former Dallas man has been sentenced to five years in prison for the 2016 stomping death of his puppy following a night of drinking alcohol. The Dallas Morning News reports 36-year-old Thyren Justus acknowledged being too drunk to remember beating his Australian shepherd named Luke. A judge in Dallas sentenced Justus, who pleaded guilty to felony animal cruelty. Justice testified Thursday that he couldn't recall what happened to his 5-month-old dog. An attorney for Justus sough probation and said his client is a recovering alcoholic. Dallas police in March 2016 responded to reports of a disturbance at some apartments, a dog barking and stomping sounds. FULL STORY: Man gets 5 years for Dallas stomping death of his puppy - KFOR #AnimalCruelty #AnimalNews #Dallas #KFOR #Texas Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.