Thursday, December 13, 2012

Cruelty Report for Today

Animal cruelty bill will stall in Senate | Dispatch Politics
Columbus Dispatch (blog)
Nitro's Law, a proposal to increase animal cruelty penalties for kennel operators, will not pass the Senate today on its final session of this General Assembly. Senate President Tom Niehaus, R-New Richmond, said he has a number of concerns with the ...
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Report exposes 'the hands of cruelty' in Pakistan's Tribal Areas
Amnesty International
In a new report, “The Hands of Cruelty” - Abuses by Armed Forces and Taliban in Pakistan's Tribal Areas, Amnesty International highlights how the region's ”legal wilderness” is fuelling a human rights crisis. “After a decade of violence, strife and ...
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2 plead guilty to animal cruelty
Daily Record-News
Two pet owners at the center of a Kittitas County Sheriff's Office investigation last summer pleaded guilty to two counts of animal cruelty each. Bernardo and JoAnn Garcia both pleaded guilty to two counts of second degree animal cruelty Oct. 9, and ...
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Billings breeder sentenced for animal cruelty - SFGate
San Francisco Chronicle
(AP) — A Billings livestock breeder has been sentenced to 120 days in jail and fined $5,000 after being found guilty of five counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty in the deaths of five horses. Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace Larry Herman told ...
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Gov. signs harsher animal cruelty legislation into law
UpNorthLive.com
LANSING -- Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that would increase penalties for people associated with animal fighting and animal cruelty crimes. "This legislation provides law enforcement the tools they need to put a stop to animal fighting ...
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Woman innocent of animal cruelty loses dogs
Westword (blog)
And the same scenario looms before Linda Robbins, who has at least temporarily lost custody of her fifteen Lhasa Apso dogs even though she was acquitted of animal cruelty in Greeley last week. Robbins, a 62-year-old retail clerk, was staying with ...
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South Bend man charged in animal cruelty case
Fox 28
A South Bend man is facing multiple charges of animal cruelty after police find three dogs dead outside his home. Charges were filed Thursday after a months long investigation into 38-year-old Joseph Perry. South Bend Animal Control was called out to a ...
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Carlsbad woman faces animal cruelty charges after horse dies of alleged neglect
Carlsbad Current Argus
Pamela Lunsford, 40, was arraigned Wednesday in Magistrate Court and Judge Henry Castaneda informed her that she has six charges of cruelty to animals filed against her by the State of New Mexico. While under Lunsford's ownership, one horse died of ...
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Bethlehem Animal Cruelty Proceedings Paused for Settlement Talks in Civil Case
Litchfield County Times
LITCHFIELD – Frederick Acker, the Monroe resident who faces civil and criminal actions in connection with alleged animal cruelty tied to the living conditions of dogs at a Bethlehem barn/shelter, was very confident Thursday morning that he would get ...
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Shearstown man arrested in animal cruelty investigation, charged with making ...
The Telegram
A Shearstown man arrested in relation to an animal cruelty complaint on Monday, was arrested again on Wednesday by the RCMP for allegedly threatening the person who made the complaint about possible animal cruelty. A subsequent investigation by the ...
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Man in Rochester cruelty case can't own dog for three years
Foster's Daily Democrat
ROCHESTER — The man who recently pleaded guilty to animal cruelty for allowing a pinch-style collar to cause an infection in his dog's neck had to surrender his black lab as part of a negotiated plea agreement, and is prohibited from owning a dog for ...
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King of Prussia man who killed kitten pleads guilty to animal cruelty
The Times Herald
COURTHOUSE — A King of Prussia man who admitted to killing a kitten in a fit of rage pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in Montgomery County Court Monday. Vincent Anthony Gambone, 23, of the 800 block of Hamlet Circle was admitted into a court-ordered ...
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Cruelty-free testing a must for society
Seminole Chronicle
The old adage "out of sight, out of mind" especially rings true when talking about animal cruelty and animal testing. If every household and cosmetic product you owned said directly on the label it was tested on animals, you might reach for a different ...
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Graham Horse Owner Charged With Animal Cruelty
Exit 133
“We are holding the owner accountable for cruelty to the animals,” said Prosecutor Mark Lindquist, “and we are working with the Pierce County Auditor's Office to find good homes for the horses.” On September 25, 2012, a DEA agent was executing a ...
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Stricter animal cruelty laws coming; Salem County need an SPCA?; Jane Christy ...
NJ.com
Stricter animal cruelty laws coming. Assemblyman Burzichelli trying to put some real teeth into them. —. Jane Y. Christy of Millville recently received the Holly Society of America's Wolf-Fenton Award, the most prestigious award of the organization ...
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Live export cruelty hard to stop: Ludwig
The Australian
FEDERAL Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig says it's unfortunate but there will always be incidents of cruelty in the live export trade. His comments come two days after ABC TV's 7.30 program screened shocking videos of abattoir workers in Israel ...
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Final ruling for couple convicted of animal cruelty
NBC40
The sentencing for two individuals convicted of animal cruelty of dozens of dogs in Middle Township finally wrapped up after a long two year legal process. The final ruling came down Monday, in the case of Dawn Scheld and her husband Leroy Thomas ...
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Raid on Elmer Street; Wonderland of Lights at NJMP; cruelty case in court ...
NJ.com
The case of Alexander Centeno will be heard in Bridgeton Municipal Court today at 2 p.m.. Centeno pled not guilty to animal cruelty charges stemming from an emaciated Great Dane that was seized by SPCA cruelty agents from Centeno's backyard on Nov.
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Amnesty report exposes hands of cruelty in Fata
The News International
LONDON: Amnesty International has alleged in a new report that millions of people in Pakistan's northwestern tribal areas are locked in perpetual lawlessness where human rights abuses are allegedly being committed by the Taliban as well as the armed ...
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Dog cruelty case may settle
Waterbury Republican American
LITCHFIELD — Bethlehem town attorney Anthony DiPentima will recommend that town officials accept a settlement offer today from Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Connecticut Director Frederick Acker in a custody hearing for 65 dogs ...
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Cruelty claims at Vic knackery
Weekly Times Now
ALLEGATIONS of animal cruelty and inhumane slaughter at a knackery in Melbourne's western suburbs have sparked outrage. The claims have forced two zoos to cancel their orders of horsemeat. Animals Australia is complaining about the treatment of ...
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Woman guilty of animal cruelty
Greenville Daily Reflector
Catherine Campbell, 41, of 109 N.C. 903 North, was charged on July 26, 2011, with 21 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty after dogs, wolves, cats, a rabbit and other animals were seized on July 11 from her home. She was sentenced on Wednesday in ...
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Reader: Without rehabilitation, prison is nothing but cruelty and pain - Page ...
Westword
On a recent trip to Las Vegas, we were excited to go to Fremont Street to try a local delicacy: the deep-fried Twinkie! To our disappointment, there were no Twinkies to be had. Due to the recent contract negotiations between the Hostess Corporation and ...
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Citizens ask for a full investigation into animal cruelty / 12-13-12
Hastings Banner
The investigation of animal cruelty charges against Tepper started with a home foreclosure sale. Before the new owner took possession of the Tepper's former house in October, no charges were brought against her, even though people have now come ...
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