WARRANT ISSUED FOR MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING, DISMEMBERING TWO DOGS
Teller County, CO, July 20, 2020– Teller County Animal Control Officers and detectives are investigating a felony animal abuse case where the suspect, Matthew Stephen Dieringer, aged 30 years old from Pueblo, is accused of killing two of his roommate’s dogs.
Dieringer is alleged to have beaten to death the victim’s brown, seven year-old Australian Cattle Dog “Suka” and also to have killed and dismembered the victim’s other black dog, “Hayoka.” A necropsy confirmed Suka died of blunt trauma. Dieringer was last seen in the Manitou Springs area and has an active felony warrant for two counts of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals, a class six felony. He may have dyed his hair a darker color.
If you see Dieringer, do not approach him; call law enforcement. If you have any more information on this case or any details about Dieringer’s whereabouts, please contact Officer Trixie Hudspeth at 719-687-9652.
Matthew Dieringer, 30
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Commander Greg Couch - PIO at 719-472-4347 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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