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DNR's Emery testifies in second day of coyote trial

 

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

GOGEBIC COUNTY Prosecutor Nick Jacobs, right, questions DNR Sgt. Grant Emery, second from right, Wednesday during the trial of Jason Charles Roberts. Also in the courtroom were, from left, Gogebic County Clerk Gerry Pelissero and Circuit Court Judge Michael Pope.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER - The second day of Jason Charles Roberts' trial on animal cruelty charges in Gogebic Circuit Court consisted of testimony by Department of Natural Resources Sgt. Grant Emery Wednesday.

Roberts faces a felony charge of torturing an animal and misdemeanors for cruelty to an animal and failure to kill a wounded animal. The first charge carries a maximum sentence of four years in prison, while the others have maximum sentences of 93 days and 90 days, respectively.

The charges stem from a YouTube video of hunting dogs attacking and killing...



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