5.12.2006

Good (legal) news for Katrina pet owners

BELINDA SUMRALL NUMBER: 105-768

VS. 34th JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

KIM DESERIO, CLAIRE B.M. ST. BERNARD PARISH

PROFFITT, CINDY WILSON,

DAWN WILCOX, MONTGOMERY STATE OF LOUISIANA

COUNTY SPCA, INC., a Maryland

Corporation, and JANE DOE

CORRECTED TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER

To: KIM DESERIO, CLAIRE B.M. PROFFITT, CINDY WILSON, DAWN WILCOX, MONTGOMERY COUNTY SPCA, INC., AND JANE DOE

This matter is before this Court upon plaintiff’s verified petition and supporting memorandum and accompanying exhibits, and finding that the two pet dogs therein described are Plaintiff’s pet dogs that were taken in the aftermath of the Hurricane Katrina,

YOU ARE HEREBY ORDERED, RESTRAINED, ENJOINED AND PROHIBITED in the name of the State of Louisiana and this Honorable Court from further concealing and from refusing to return to Plaintiff, Belinda Sumrall, and any agent she may designate, her two pet dogs, Sandy Marie and Coco Lee, who were taken from St. Bernard Parish, State of Louisiana, in the aftermath of Katrina, and who are depicted on that certain found pet report PF 52946 uploaded to www.petfinder.com on or about October 14, 2005, and also depicted in Exhibits 1 and 4 of the verified petition, and shall provide to Plaintiff the identify of, and address of the person who has custody of these two pet dogs;

YOU ARE HEREBY ORDERED, RESTRAINED, ENJOINED AND PROHIBITED in the name of the State of Louisiana and this Honorable Court from permitting any person or persons from interfering with the return of the two pet dogs, Sandy Marie and Coco Lee to Plaintiff, Belinda Sumrall, and any agent she may designate;

YOU ARE HEREBY ORDERED AND DIRECTED to return the two pet dogs, Sandy Marie and Coco Lee to Plaintiff, Belinda Sumrall, and any agent she may designate, within five (5) days after this order is served;

IT IS FURTHER HEREBY ORDERED that you each shall be sanctioned in the sum of $1,000.00 per day for each day that you fail to comply with this order, which sanctions shall commence five (5) days from the date this order is served;


1 comment:

Sam said...

Why would someone abandon their animals? Why would someone do that? And if they abandoned their animal, why would they expect the people that saved it to give it back, when the original owner left it to die? I don't understand.