WILDOMAR – A Wildomar woman plead guilty to felony charges of animal cruelty May 24, according to State of California v. Nancy Tucker of Wildomar, California.
Animal control officers of Animal Friends of the Valleys removed 12 Yorkshire terriers and a parakeet from her home for severe neglect July 27, 2016. After nearly a year of litigation, she plead guilty in lieu of proceeding to trial. Animal Friends of the Valley was awarded ownership of all animals which were seized. As a result of the conviction, she has been placed on formal probation for a term of five years. While on active probation she is not to own, possess, care for or interact with any animals. Animal Friends of the Valley has been awarded full restitution for legal fees, cost of care for the animals and for extensive hours of investigation and courtroom appearances. Animal Friends of the Valley is excited to announce that all of the animals have found a permanent home.
Animal Friends of the Valleys is dedicated to promoting the humane care of animals through education and a humane, proactive animal services program. They are committed to preventing the suffering of animals and to ending pet overpopulation.
Animals Friends of the Valleys, a nonprofit organization, offers animals for adoption and provides animal services to the cities of Lake Elsinore, Canyon Lake, Wildomar, Menifee, Murrieta and Temecula.