May 11—A Jamestown woman is charged by police with killing her boyfriend’s dog with her minivan plus damaging a riding lawn mower and storage shed doors at the man’s home reportedly because he didn’t tell the woman he arrived home Friday.
Tonya L. Seaborn, 47, of 1 Gibson St., is accused by Pennsylvania State Police of two felony counts of cruelty to animals plus misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and illegally operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock device, and summary counts of careless driving and reckless driving.
The alleged incident took place between 9:30 and 9:40 p.m. at the man’s South Shenango Township home on Fitch Road with Seaborn using her Dodge minivan to cause damage, police said.
The man told police “Seaborn was upset with him because he did not tell her that he arrived home early on 05/07/21 (Friday),” the affidavit filed by Trooper Tory Nocera said.
When police arrived at the home around 10:20 p.m. there was a damaged riding mower “with tire tracks leading to and from the mower,” the affidavit said. “I observed crushed wooden shed/garage doors with tire tracks leading to and from the shed/garage,” the trooper continued. “I observed a deceased dog in the front yard. I observed tire marks and dog hair which led west on Fitch Road.”
Other troopers located Seaborn’s van near her Jamestown home later that night and found it with orange paint on the front bumper, the affidavit said. The paint is “consistent with the color of…