Former NYPD Blue Screenwriter Arrested for Allegedly Killing His Dog

Monday, June 18, 2012 - 5:00pm

Shame on you, Ted Shuttleworth. The former screenwriter on the acclaimed television series NYPD Blue has just been arrested by ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) Agents for beating his Toy Poodle, Lola, to death.

The 51-year-old is accused of striking his four pound dog in the face causing massive brain injury.

“This is a clear case of inexplicable brutality against a tiny helpless animal victim,” says Stacy Wolf, ASPCA Vice President and Chief Counsel for the Humane Law Enforcement Department. “The necropsy established in graphic detail that this dog died a violent death.”

Shuttleworth was arrested on Saturday by ASPCA Special Investigator Paul Romano. His next court date is July 26 in Queens Criminal Court.

Animal cruelty is a crime in every state. And one of the most important actions you can take is to report suspicious behavior. Visit our Report Cruelty FAQ to learn how. 

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Maria Luiza

Cursed killer

Public Defender

Errr...wait a minute. Does this entry on a blog amount to proof beyond a reasonable doubt? Is the autopsy so advanced it can show not just how the dog died but who inflicted the wound? Is it possible that Ted is not guilty? Apparently not to you guys. Thank god the courts do not operate on the basis of rumour and supposition, but instead apply logic and reason to the cases before them. I hope none of you are ever accused of a crime you didn't commit.


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