Alabama women convicted for feeding, trapping stray cats
The Associated Press
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) – Two Alabama women have been convicted of misdemeanor crimes because they fed and trapped stray cats.
Wetumpka Municipal Judge Jeff Courtney on Tuesday found 85-year-old Beverly Roberts guilty of criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct.
The 61-year-old Mary Alston was found guilty of criminal trespassing and interfering with governmental operations.
Courtney sentenced both women to 2 years of unsupervised probation and 10 days in jail.
The jail sentence was suspended, meaning the women will serve no time.
Each woman was also fined $100 and ordered to pay court costs.
The women were arrested in Wetumpka in June. The police chief said they had been warned repeatedly not to feed strays.
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12/14/2022 7:03:24 AM (GMT -6:00)