Margaretta Twp. man accused of hitting wife, dog

MARGARETTA TWP. George A. Blankenship, 47, of Margaretta Township, is accused of punching the family
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

MARGARETTA TWP.

George A. Blankenship, 47, of Margaretta Township, is accused of punching the family dog before turning his rage on his wife -- then driving away while intoxicated.

He became angry with his wife, Christine, after she complained to him about how much he was spending on alcohol, according to Erie County Sheriff's reports. In a prior argument, he argued with her and said he hated her dog.