Yonkers man caught on camera throwing dog sentenced for animal abuse

In January 2023, video showed Anthoin McPherson picking up his pit bull and tossing it against a storefront.

News 12 Staff

Mar 1, 2024, 5:49 PM

Updated 77 days ago

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A Yonkers man, caught on video abusing his dog, has been sentenced in city court for animal cruelty.
In January 2023, the video showed Anthoin McPherson picking up his pit bull and tossing it against a storefront.
The Westchester D.A.'s office says he pleaded guilty to animal cruelty.
On Thursday, he was sentenced to three years of probation and required to register with an animal cruelty registry.
The dog, named Maximus, was 8 months old at the time and has since been adopted by a family.


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