Rona Smartt and Jason Kyle 4 dogs seized from deplorable conditions Belle Vernon, PA  Fayette County April 17, 2008

4 dogs were seized by the SPCA and 3 teenagers, ages 14, 16 & 17 were taken into custody by Children and Youth Services.

As police investigated after someone in the house released the dogs on 2 constables who had tried to serve a bench warrant on Jason Kyle.

When a family member permitted police into the house, they found the barely furnished home had clothes scattered on the floor with dog waste on them.

The dogs had urinated all over the home as well.

A 17-year-old boy was walking barefoot among the animal waste while trying to sweep the home.  He told police he had only been living there for 2 weeks.

A crack pipe and other drug paraphernalia were also found in the home as well as a decorative dagger and other knives and small swords.


The Valley Independent