St. Joseph Man Pleads Guilty in 2021 K-9 Death

A Saint Joseph man pleaded guilty to two felony charges Tuesday in Buchanan County Court.

Court documents say Valdez William McDonald pleaded guilty to felony knowingly causing the death or disablement of a police animal and felony armed criminal action.

Records list both charges from June 30, 2021.

The court sentenced McDonald to 12 years in prison for the two charges.