The following is an update from the Suncoast Animal League concerning the case of Teresita Hughes.
PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA August 7, 2008
We have recently learned that the Office of the State Attorney for Pinellas County has filed a46-count information against Teresita Hughes for cruelty to animals. Each count is for misdemeanor animal cruelty, punishable by up to one year imprisonment and/or up to a $5,000.00 fine for each count. Ms. Hughes’ arraignment is scheduled for August 18, 2008.