An Abilene man convicted in an animal cruelty case has been sentenced.

On Friday, 30-year-old Terry Sargent was convicted of  felony animal cruelty and sentenced to 90 days in jail, a $500 fine, 120 hours of community service, and probation.

Abilene Police say Sargent was responsible for placing a dog in a kennel with no food or water at a home on Russell Avenue.

The dog starved to death.