Man Accused of Abusing Puppy Arrested 3 Times in 3 Hours

Police issued Boivin a misdemeanor summons for cruelty to animals and released him on a promise to appear, according to police.

Ronald Boivin Mugshot
Thomaston Police

A Plymouth, CT, man who is accused of abusing a puppy was arrested three times in three hours Monday, according to Thomaston police.

Police first arrested 45-year-old Ronald Boivin, of Plymouth, just before 5 p.m. Monday after receiving reports of a drunken man abusing an 8-week-old puppy in the area of 310 South Main St.

Animal control responded and took the puppy.

Police issued Boivin a misdemeanor summons for cruelty to animals and released him on a promise to appear, according to police.

Before police even left the area, they saw Boivin cursing in public about the original complainants, so they charged him with second-degree breach of peace and he was released on a $1,000 bond and ordered not to return to 310 South Main St, police said.

Police again responded to 310 South Main St. just after 7:30 p.m. when Boivin returned to the property and they arrested him again and charged him with first-degree criminal trespass.

He posted the $1,000 bond and is due in court on Oct. 24.

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