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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
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Posted at 2:24 PM, Dec 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 22:51:28-05

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.