TERRE HAUTE IN - A WOMAN WAS ARRESTED AND IS FACING 10 CHARGES, WITH 5 OF THOSE BEING LEVEL 6 FELONIES, FOR DOG FIGHTING
(WTHI) – Terre Haute Code Enforcement told News 10 Friday morning that one person has been arrested on dog fighting charges.
Alicia M.Morgan, 31 of Terre Haute, appeared in court Friday morning; she is facing 10 charges with five of those charges being level 6 felonies.
Laurie Tharp with Terre Haute Code Enforcement reported these charges stem from a case that began in October. We reported on Oct. 21 that five adult pit bulls and one pit bull puppy were taken from a home in the 1500 block of Spruce Street. Along with the wounded dogs, Tharp said they found items associated with dog fighting.
News 10’s Jon Swaner was in the courtroom Friday morning and reports Morgan asked for a public defender. She is scheduled to be back in court on Monday.
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