NV Mustang shooters forfeit licenses for trapping

How do people arrive at the type of thinking that compels them to behave in this way? The trapping law these two Mustang murderers violated is "failure to visit steel leg-hold traps within 96 hours — a state law intended to help minimize the suffering of animals whose feet are snared in the spring-loaded, metal… Continue reading NV Mustang shooters forfeit licenses for trapping

Six months for Nevada wild horse killers

Cross-posted from The Washington Post via the Associated Press Written by SCOTT SONNER RENO, Nev. (Nov 3, 2010) -- A federal judge ordered prison time for two men who admitted to using wild horses as target practice but sought leniency Wednesday, telling them that "drunken and boneheaded is not an excuse" for the crime. "I… Continue reading Six months for Nevada wild horse killers

Stiffer sentences requested in wild horse killings

The Associated Press reports: Federal prosecutors are seeking a year in prison for two men who admitted that they shot and killed five wild mustangs last fall about 150 miles northwest of Reno. Probation officials had recommended six months in prison, but Dan Bogden, the United States attorney for Nevada, said the stiffer sentence was… Continue reading Stiffer sentences requested in wild horse killings

Two men charged with Mustang killings in NV change plea to guilty

Wild Horse Shootings Spur International Outcry Reno, NV (June 16, 2010)—The Cloud Foundation has learned that Todd Davis and Joshua Keathley changed their pleas this morning from not guilty to guilty, waiving their planned trial in the case of shooting five free-roaming horses in northwestern Nevada (about 40 miles southeast of Cedarville, California). The pleas… Continue reading Two men charged with Mustang killings in NV change plea to guilty