The Montana hunter who killed and skinned a husky — apparently considering it was a wolf — is getting off straightforward after copping a plea.
Amber Rose Barnes simply pled no contest to misdemeanor animal cruelty … and the decide gave her a 6-month deferred sentence, that means the entire case will go away if she meets a number of necessities.
A part of her guidelines to get this wiped from her document — Barnes must take an internet hunter security class, and she or he’s not allowed to make use of her looking rifles for half a 12 months.
Montana Hunter Who Killed and Skinned Husky Dealing with Felony Fees
Because it seems, that is not a lot of a punishment when you think about looking season would not come till the autumn … so, it is not like she’s lacking out.
Bear in mind, Barnes was hit with the animal cruelty cost again in October after the horrific September incident. On the time, she bragged on social media she’d taken down a wild wolf … but it surely was only a domesticated husky that was out within the woods.
Not solely did she shoot and kill it, however Barnes additionally took the canine’s conceal as a trophy … which she additionally posted on social media, drawing the ire of the general public. Barnes insisted the animal was performing aggressively when she encountered it and claimed self-defense.
Now, she has the chance to show the web page and shut the e-book on the entire ordeal.