LANSING, MI (WLNS) – Corey Henry, the person who’s presently dealing with fees associated to a dogfighting ring within the larger Lansing space, has pled responsible to comparable crimes prior to now.
In response to Ingham County data, in 2007, Henry pled responsible to animal abandonment or cruelty and 4 counts of proudly owning an unlicensed canine.
He was sentenced to 2 years’ probation, with the primary forty five days in jail and needed to pay $9,642.10 in restitution.
In accordance with data, Ingham County Animal Management seized 17 canine from Henry’s house, together with numerous gadgets believed to be associated to canine preventing.
Henry appealed the courtroom’s choice, arguing that the trial courtroom erred when it ordered restitution based mostly on the price of housing and medical look after all of the canine seized from his residence.
He additionally stated counsel was “ineffective for failing to problem the restitution order.”
In Might 2009, the Michigan Courtroom of Appeals upheld the courtroom’s choice, however sided with Henry when it got here to cost of restitution prices for all of the canine faraway from his residence.
“We affirm the defendant’s convictions and sentences, however vacate the trial courtroom’s restitution award and remand for proceedings in keeping with this opinion,” it says.
Henry is presently dealing with a number of felonies together with seven counts of animal preventing and one rely of animal cruelty.
He’s due again in courtroom on Jan. 18th.
The fees stem from a collection of police raids again in August, the place greater than fifty three canine have been seized in Ingham and Eaton counties.
Final month, Synquiss Antes, who can also be charged in reference to this case, pled responsible to a misdemeanor cost of cruelty and abandonment of two to 3 animals.
If convicted, she might spend as much as one yr in jail. She is about to be sentenced November 27th.
The Ingham County Animal Shelter gained possession of the canine again in August. 5 of these canine have been euthanized.