Charges expunged for accused pig abuser

WINNSBORO – Another high-profile animal cruelty case in Fairfield County has resulted in either a reduced sentence or outright dismissal. The public will never know which, since it was shut out of the judicial process of the case entirely. Randy Newman, solicitor for the sixth judicial circuit case, declined to comment. “This matter is no […]

FC animal abusers rarely jailed

WINNSBORO – Chances are good you won’t go to jail for abusing animals in Fairfield County. Time after time, persons charged with animal abuse-related offenses were allowed to plea for reduced punishment and received probation. Even felony charges were typically plea-bargained to misdemeanors. Many times, charges were dropped altogether, according to court documents. In some […]