Thank the Judge for Jail Time in Dog Burning Case

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Originally Posted: 2 Dec 2010

Thank the Judge for Jail Time in Dog Burning Case

FROM  Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF)

ACTION

Please send letters through ALDF's website or by mail thanking Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway for doing an excellent job in evaluating the past histories of two defendants found guilty of setting a young pit bull on fire after a failed attempt at hanging her to death.

Sign online thank you letter to Judge Hathaway

Or better yet, make direct contact:

Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway
Wayne County Circuit Court
801 Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
1441 St. Antoine Street
Detroit, MI 48226

INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS

Case #10-012065-01 - Kristian Dennard Jackson
Case #10-012065-02 - Decarlos Lashawn Young

On December 1, 2010 Kristian Dennard Jackson & Decarlos Lashawn Young pled guilty to animal killing/torturing and arson of real property. Both defendants were habitual third offenders and they pled to that as well. Young is to serve 17 months to 8 years, and Jackson is to serve 13 months to 8 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections. They are currently scheduled to be formally sentenced on December 16, 2010 at 9 a.m. Local residents who wish to support the prosecution by attending should contact the Court as dates and times are subject to change.

Wayne County Circuit Court, Criminal Division
Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
1441 St. Antoine Street
Detroit, MI 48226
313-224-2506

Thank you to everyone who wrote letters, made phone calls and attended the court proceedings! Attorneys in the case noted the large amount of mail, email and phone calls received from supporters around the world and also noted that a number of ALDF supporters attended court proceedings.


Thank you for everything you do for animals!