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Man admits to setting illegal trap resulting in Missoula dog's death

Dog died after becoming snared in illegal trap off Hiberta Road
Posted: 2:24 PM, Dec 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-13 22:51:28-05
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MISSOULA — A Missoula family recently lost their dog after it got stuck in an illegal trap .

The man responsible for the traps recently pleaded guilty to criminal charges.

According to court documents, the defendant, Jaymz Partida, was cited for failure to recess a trap, and for setting four traps without tags.

The dog was caught in the trap near Hiberta Street in Missoula.

Sentencing for Partida is set for Wednesday, Dec. 18th at 3 p.m.