From the office of Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn:
BUFFALO MAN SENTENCED TO CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE FOR KILLING ONE PUPPY AND INJURING ANOTHER
May 18, 2023 — Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 21-year-old Joelier A. Santiago of Buffalo was sentenced this morning before Buffalo City Court Judge Kevin J. Keane to a one-year conditional discharge. As part of the sentence, the defendant was ordered to perform 360 hours of community service. He was also referred to the Court Outreach Unit: Referral and Treatment Services (COURTS) program for a mental health evaluation.