Miss Harper: A pre-trial hearing was held this morning, March 23rd in Part 98 Nassau County Criminal Court.
Mineola, NY - March 24, 2015 - Miss Harper: A pre-trial hearing was held this morning, March 23rd in Part 98 Nassau County Criminal Court. Its purpose was to determine the admissibility of certain statements that were made by the former owners of Miss Harper to an investigator from the New York State Attorney General's office. The hearing was contentious at times as defense attorneys attempted to nitpick at the interviewing methods used by the investigator. It lasted over two hours was adjourn until this Wednesday, March 25th, 10AM. for the former owners of Miss Harper.
The Nassau County SPCA will once again have advocacy members attend Nassau County Criminal Court Part 98 in Mineola Wednesday March 25th at 10:00(see map below). Please join us! Miss Harper was found last September with her back leg and both her ears cut off. Three people were arrested and charged with animal cruelty in connection with this case.
The Nassau County SPCA Court Advocacy members will be present at all proceeding to convey a strong message to the defendant, the judge, and all other interested parties in the criminal justice system: this community cares about the outcome of these animal abuse cases.
We sincerely appreciate the court advocacy members who took the time to show their support for Miss Harper today.
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