61-year-old Mary Schlernitzauer was jailed on May 3 after shooting and killing a five-month-old Bloodhound puppy belonging to Khristina Knight, which reportedly jumped a fence and came onto her property. Mary initially claimed the puppy attacked her miniature dachshund dog, but then advised she was able to get her dog inside to safety, and the puppy posed no danger when she retrieved a shotgun and came back outside and shot it.
Mary Collette Schlernitzauer of 1001 Dover Rd in Clarksville, TN, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on May 3rd, charged with animal cruelty. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $5,000.
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