Archive for Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Probation, restitution ordered in animal case

December 23, 2009


A Lawrence man was sentenced to probation Tuesday for animal cruelty.

Peter Yellowbird, 29, pleaded no contest in Douglas County District Court to one count of animal cruelty, following an arrest in November 2008.

Under the terms of his probation, Yellowbird can't violate the law or possess any animals, prosecutors said. He was also ordered by Judge Sally Pokorny to pay $3,107 in restitution.


flux 8 years ago

Maybe he should change his last name.

sk8infreeee1 8 years ago

I think the guy should be put under the same conditions as the dog had. But then we are supposed to beings with a higher functions mentality. I just wish the masses of homosapiens actually had this remarkable mutation of the human brain that is in some.

been_there 8 years ago

Interesting to go back and read Yellowbird's comments to bloggers, thanks artichokeheart.

meggers 8 years ago

What difference did it make to classify animal cruelty as a felony if those convicted of it get probation, rather than jail time?

And who is the restitution paid to?

OldEnuf2BYurDad 8 years ago

I assume the restitution is paid to the Humane Society for their costs.

PrettyTony 8 years ago

I can't believe that this article even made it in the paper. Some reporters Journal-World has.

lawthing 8 years ago

I think Yellowbird should be allowed to adopt a cat!

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