I headed downtown for court today, my monthly sojourn into the legal system abyss of the State of Louisiana Justice System. Yet another hearing on the revocation of probation for the two women who spent three years dumping over 100 sick and injured dogs at CAAWS in the dead of night.
Since last February, the judge has ordered Norton and Greenwood to have no animals as a condition of their parole. Norton is 74 and Greenwood is her daughter at 50-something. Each month the judge has given them chance after chance after chance to disencumber themselves of animals. This is not their first conviction on animal cruelty either. The animals on their property are starved and malnourished, not vetted and often stolen probably for the rewards. For three years we got their sick and injured animals in the middle of the night until we bought security cameras and filmed them dumping helpless sick animals in our fences. As of yesterday, there are still animals of several varieties on their property. They
Finally today, the judge, saying he was not happy about doing this, put Norton into jail on the condition that she be released when the animals are gone from the property.
I can't say the wicked witch is dead but she is definitly disabled.