Susanville man pleads to four counts of animal cruelty
Thursday, Sept. 3 — An agreement has been reached in a three-year animal cruelty case.
On Aug. 22, Dwight Alan Bennett, 62, of Susanville, pleaded no contest to four felony reduced to misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty. The remaining 61 counts of animal cruelty were dismissed and his Aug. 25 jury trial was vacated.
The matter is set for sentencing at 10 a.m. Oct. 15 and Bennett could face up to four years in jail. The matter has been referred to the Lassen County Probation Department for a report.