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December 19, 2013, 2:31 pm
NECN: Dedham, Mass.) – The man accused of torturing the dog that became known as “Puppy Doe” has been ordered held without bail.
Radoslaw Czerkawski, 32, was arraigned on Thursday on 12 counts of animal cruelty.
The judge said Czerkawski is a flight risk.
He will appear again in court on February 11, 2014.
The dog was euthanized after being found near Whitwell Street playground in Quincy, Mass. on August 31. The dog was severely abused and malnourished.
Investigators also say Czerkawski may have stolen about $150,000 from an elderly Quincy woman he was hired to take care of.
Czerkawski is a native of Poland and is in the U.S. illegally.