Jerald Jeske: Chicago Attorney Throws 2 Dogs Off Balcony

Jerald Jeske is the Chicago attorney charged with throwing 2 dogs off a balcony. The Chicago Tribune reports that one of the dogs, a 17-year-old Chihuahua died and the second dog ran away.

Jerald Jeske Slapped His Wife 2 Times

According to WGN, the argument started inside a car where Jerald slapped his wife twice. He then claimed that she loved her dogs more than she loved him and he went into her house and threw both dogs off her second floor balcony. One of the dogs died and the other ran away.

Jerald Jeske Is An Attorney At Mercuria Energy Trading

Jeske, 51, was an attorney at Mercuria Energy Trading. He has handled global Compliance issues for Mercurial’s since June of 2011. He earned his J.D. from Chicago Kent College of Law.

Jerald Jeske Faces 1 To 3 Years In Prison If Convicted Of Felony Animal Cruelty

The tweet above suggests that Jeske could get off with a slap on the wrist but that’s not true. If convicted, the attorney could face up to 1 to 3 years in state prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

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By Jason John

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