Animal Crime Victories
“Victories” Definition: DM Cantor defines a “Victory” as a Complete Acquittal at Jury/Bench Trial; cases Dismissed after they were set for Jury/Bench Trial; cases Dismissed prior to being set for Jury/Bench Trial; Pre-Charge/Pre-Indictment cases where DM Cantor Prevented Charges from being filed; a Partial Acquittal at Jury/Bench Trial; cases in which Charges were Substantially Reduced; and cases where Prison/Jail exposure or Civil Repercussions were Substantially Reduced.
Disclaimer – Results depend upon factors unique to each case and that results in one case do not predict similar results in others.
Dismissal of Allegation of Dangerousness Upheld on Appeal | Animal Cruelty – State v. Mr. H.
MARICOPA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT (CASE NO. CR2017-100746); ARIZONA COURT OF APPEALS (CASE NO. 1 CA-SA 17-0186) (DMC NO. 15098)
DISMISSED | BARKING DOG/DISTURBING THE PEACE – State v. Ms. T
(DMC NO. 14332) (CHANDLER CITY COURT 17-C-4343211)
Reduced to Probation with Zero Days in Jail and a $500 Fine | (5 Counts) Unlawful Possession of Restricted Wildlife; (5 Counts) Unlawful Purchase of Restricted Wildlide, (1 Count) Taking Wildlife without a License and (1 Count) Possession of Unlawfully Taken Wildlife
MCDOWELL MOUNTAIN JUSTICE COURT (CASE NO. JC2011-13794)
Reduced to Misdemeanor Solicitation with Zero Days in Jail | Felony Cockfighting
MARICOPA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT (CASE NO. CR2005-008753)
Dismissed | Felony Animal Cruelty
ARROWHEAD JUSTICE COURT (CASE NO. JC2011-146451; JC2011-1464513)
Reduced to Civil Barking Dog Ticket | Criminal Dog at Large
SCOTTSDALE CITY COURT (CASE NO. 2006-002747)
Not Charged | Felony Animal Cruelty
(MARICOPA POLICE DEPARTMENT DR 09-02546)
Not Guilty / Complete Acquittal at Jury Trial | Felony Animal Cruelty
PINAL COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT (CASE NO. CR2008-01401)