November 23, 2012
3 counts – Animal cruelty
Released on $5,000 Bond November 27, 2012
Arraigned December 7, 2012
Arrested for probation violation
May 9, 2014
released December 4, 2014
Accepted Alford Plea
1 count Animal Cruelty
Banned from owning dogs in Washington
90-day jail sentence supposed to begin January 2015, but Spink did not show
Fled the United States
Found and arrested in Canada – August 2015
Canada issued a removal order.
As of June 2016, Douglas Spink has not served his sentence. He is out of the state facing charges unrelated to animal cruelty in Pennsylvania.