Woman ARRESTED For Rescuing Pets Without A Permit
Article from USA Today by Dalvin Brown.
As Hurricane Florence barreled toward the Carolina coast, Tammie Hedges took action to protect pets that might have otherwise been caught in the storm – a decision that led to her arrest.
Hedges, a resident of Wayne County, North Carolina, was taken into custody Friday after providing care to more than two dozen animals – 17 cats and 10 dogs – for owners who had to evacuate before the storm hit.
On Monday, after Florence passed, Hedges got a call from Wayne County Animal Control regarding the animals.
“A few days later they called me in for questioning and yesterday they arrested me,” Hedges said.
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