FLUSHING TOWNSHIP, Michigan: Kenneth Edward Plouffe has accepted his charges of animal cruelty and pleaded guilty on April 24, 2012. During the month of December of 2011, he was detained on allegations of beating his dog after he noticed that the dog had relieved himself inside the home while he was out drinking. He was charged with killing and torturing a 10 lb female Pomeranian to death. Plouffe first confessed his crime to a friend of his and his friend then proceeded to alert the authorities. He was detained and after the necropsy was performed on the dog, a warrant was issued on January 23, 2012. Plouffe is at the Genesee County Jail.