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      Charlevoix man arrested after shooting neighbor's dog with pellet gun

      James Jerome Gibbons is accused of shooting his neighbor's dog on May 26 with a pellet gun.

      An 83-year-old Charlevoix man has been arrested for animal cruelty.

      James Jerome Gibbons is accused of shooting his neighbor's dog on May 26 with a pellet gun. The dog, Robbie, was paralyzed and later put to sleep.

      He faces a charge of a misdemeanor with a maximum penalty of one year in jail and/or a $2,000 fine.

      Gibbons waived his arraignment set for June 20.

      His next court date will be a pretrial for June 24.